For most of us stress and panic have become constant companions. It could due to a variety of issues like screaming children, tight deadlines, high pressure office work, heavy meals, prolonged sickness, hectic house chores, etc. The symptoms are right there waiting to grab us by the throats. Stress and panic attacks are extremely harmful and could lead to serious long term mental illness. In the past few years, a lot has been explored and suggested to calm your mind / body and lead a stress free life. Also, due to increasing awareness around issues related to mental illness, more and more people are making genuine efforts to change their routines and incorporate activities that could help them attain inner peace. One such proven technique is listening to relaxing sounds.
How are relaxing sounds beneficial? – Here are few benefits:
- Decreased stress
- Increased productivity
- Help achieve deeper sleep and rest
- Add positive value to your moods – makes you more relaxed and happy
- Body gets refreshed due to infusion of endorphins
- Could really help if you have trouble sleeping – adding relaxing sounds and sleep faster
Start where you are and use what you have!
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10 Super power relaxing sounds
- Forest sound – soft rains and wind
- Ocean waves
- Distant thunderstorm
- Night Cricket sound
- Running water sound
- White noise – great for babies
- Oscillating fan sounds
- Water babbling down a stream
- Waterfall sound
You could choose any or feel free to create your own soft playlist. I personally love the Om Chants as they resonate a lot in my body. I have trouble sleeping but playing Om chants on my Google Home is great and I do sleep faster. You can easily get these on any App store for free.
You could also buy a DVD of relaxing sounds or simply download the Google music app on your phone and subscribe. Google app option is not free but is quite nominal and worth every penny.
Life is not easy (every day is a new struggle) and stress will always be around. It is best to arm yourself with a lot of positivity and be ready to face whichever challenge comes your way. Good luck!