Go outside! Studies have shown that even a few minutes outdoors each day can improve mood and lift anxiety.
Take a DEEP breath – or two. Taking deep, purposeful breaths—especially those that go into the belly—can help to immediately focus thoughts and alleviate stress.
Move your body. Whatever works - enjoy a walk, do some cleaning, dance madly, run in circles, swim, do some weeding…. any physical movement helps whatever might be on your mind:
To help with the above here are a few gardening jobs for November - there are plenty more but these are the ones I have tackled so far:
Avoid digital media - studies have shown that prolonged social media use is linked to anxiety, depression, and feelings of isolation. Keep up with the news but do not be overwhelmed by it twenty-four hours a day.
Laugh! Laughter has been shown to increase oxygen flow and promote a particular relaxation response in the brain. These effects can help to relieve pain and encourage more restful sleep.
Sleep and rest.