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Taking a deep breath has been shown to lower cortisol levels, which can help reduce stress and anxiety.
The “mental silence” that goes along with meditation may have positive effects on stress by allowing your mind to relax. Hey, thinking is exhausting, take a meditation break.
Visualizing a calm or peaceful scene may help reduce stress and ease anxiety by “tricking” the mind into a more relaxed state.
Research suggests hypnosis can help reduce anxiety. Go ahead, give it a whirl. You have nothing to lose but stress.
Not only does exercise provide a medium by which to channel your frustrations, but that post-exercise endorphin rush also helps to sharply cut stress.