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5 Free Ways to Relieve Stress

Beating stress doesn’t mean you have to break the bank. Here are five fun and low-cost ways to reduce your stress level and improve your health.

Practice mindfulness meditation. With practice, meditation becomes more of an easy habit to maintain and more effective as well. If you put in the effort to learn and practice meditation, you can transform your experience of stress in your life. Click here for some basic tips on meditation!  

Exercise. Being active is a great way to reduce stress without having to open your wallet. You can go for a morning jog, hike in the woods, enjoy a nightly walk along the beach, or even practice yoga.

Express yourself through art. Some people find painting, writing, dancing or creating music the best form of stress relief. Studies have shown that most people who try art as a form of therapy or relaxation have experienced significant reductions in stress levels.

Reread your favorite book. There’s nothing like the comfort of returning to something you know well, including books. Rereading a story you know can feel safe and familiar, so when you are feeling stressed – sit down with your favorite book.

De-clutter your home. Research suggests that de-cluttering your living space can have as much of an effect on your well-being as it does on your physical space. Click here to read our blog post for nine creative ways to de-clutter your home!

If you are experiencing financial-related stress, SeaComm’s partnership with GreenPath Financial Wellness can help! GreenPath provides SeaComm members with access to free one-on-one financial counseling, student loan counseling, debt management services and more. To learn more about how SeaComm’s partnership with GreenPath can help you, click here or call (877) 337-3399.

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