Welcome to How To Relieve Stress Naturally!

Any highly stressed person can learn quick and practical steps to help relieve stress immediately by using the strategies found on this site.

Learn to activate your body’s natural capacity to relieve stress naturally–without the use of drugs.

What is How To Relieve Stress Naturally?

How To Relieve Stress Naturally is a platform dedicated to helping you manage your stress, anxiety, and stress-related depression (“cold depression”) by using natural techniques, technologies, products, and services that work with your mind and body to relieve stress and regain resiliency.

Rather than just point to research studies that say why meditation (or mindfulness) is good for stress relief, you will learn how to select your practice and measure your progress with evidence-based tools so you know when you’re in the zone of healing from stress–and when you’re not.

The technologies and services here at How To Relieve Stress Naturally range from evidence-based tools backed by science and research to ancient practices used over millennia. By practicing and incorporating the tools, technologies, and services provided in How To Relieve Stress Naturally you will learn the art of Self-Mastery and gain control over the debilitating effects of stress, anxiety, and stress-related depression.

Here’s what one of my recent clients had to say:

“I cannot thank you enough. It hasn’t been that long since you turned me onto this, but what I’m feeling and experiencing is incredible. I’m actually going out with my mom and my brother on Friday and not the least bit agitated or having anxiety about it. You are my hero.” 

Why Stress Management with How to Relieve Stress Naturally?

“Stress is the health epidemic of the 21st century” — World Health Organization

How To Relieve Stress Naturally begins with evidence-based strategies so that you can actually measure your progress as you begin to heal your nervous system from the ravages of chronic stress. You will learn how to set a target goal, be given a variety of ways to reach your goal, and the tools to measure and record your progress. You will be able to determine which of the stress management tools work the best for you.

Ongoing or chronic stress, as opposed to healthy doses of stress, contributes to anxiety and stress-induced depression. We live in a culture where high levels of daily stress have become the norm and out mind and body bears the brunt of this. High levels of stress coupled with unhealthy lifestyles contribute to widespread chronic diseases including heart disease, depression, cancer, strokes, type 2 diabetes, and more.

Although chronic stress has huge economic consequences on societies (healthcare costs, divorce, decreased work production, etc.) How To Relieve Stress Naturally is more focused on issues pertaining to diminished quality of life, including loss of meaning, purpose, and joy. Unbridled stress leads to a lower quality of life which cascades into unhappy homes, communities, and beyond.

How To Relieve Stress Naturally goes beyond work-life balance and asks the tougher questions such as whether you are doing fulfilling work, have meaningful relationships, and living your life’s purpose. Practicing stress management allows you to see where your energy drains are and make minor, and sometimes not so minor, adjustments to your life and lifestyle.

But don’t worry, you can start by dipping your toes into more conventional stress management techniques that work and can stop there. As you learn how to self-regulate and master stress then new doors of perception may begin to open.

What Can You Expect?

Some approaches work by applying energy onto your body or taking specific supplements, while other approaches require you to learn how to self-regulate your response to stress. We believe that integrating internal and external approaches into your lifestyle will yield the best results over time.

By exploring the various stress management strategies presented here, you will be on your way to building a unique stress management plan that works for you and your lifestyle. If you need help designing a plan its available. Just get started!

What You Will Find at How To Relieve Stress Naturally

11 Minute Meds (Meditations)

how to relieve stress with Kundalini meditation

11 Minute Meds are short medical grade meditations (3 to 11 minutes) based on powerful yogic techniques that heal and rejuvenate your autonomic nervous system. 11 Minute Meds are fast acting to help you manage stress, anxiety, and stress-induced depression. This is a great start if you are super busy and short on time. Easy, no experience needed. Read more

Biofeedback using Heart Rate VariabilityHRV biofeedback

HRV Biofeedback provides you with a dynamic window directly into your autonomic nervous system, and you do not need to know any science or math to use this effective tool. HRV biofeedback actually measures your stress baseline and keeps track of your progress. With practice over time your baseline level of stress improves making your body-mind more resilient and less susceptible to stress. Regardless of the stress management techniques that you choose, HRV Biofeedback you will help you know where you are and provides a valuable biomarker to guide you– your North Star. READ MORE

Kundalini YogaKundalini yoga for stress relief

Kundalini Yoga is the yoga of awareness and is for everyone. It is powerful and gives you the ability to meet life’s challenges while remaining calm. You will gain new perspectives and form new patterns of thought that replace old negative cycles of thinking and behaving. Kundalini Yoga forms new neural pathways. READ MORE

Energy MedicineEnergy Medicine

Energy healing reconnects you with the earth’s natural energies. Our bodies run on electricity (nervous system), bio-magnetism, sunlight, and other natural healing energies of the earth. You will learn about ways to plug back into the essential energies of the earth, reduce inflammation, and re-ignite cellular health. READ MORE

Nutrition and Supplementsfoods for stress relief

Food is medicine and the wrong foods create inflammation which has been found to be the precursor in many disease states. Chronic stress, anxiety, and depression can make it challenging to eat and drink wisely. Sometimes food, alcohol, or drugs can be self-soothing but ultimately exacerbates the cycle of stress, anxiety, and depression. The good news is that as you raise your level of resiliency by managing stress the cycle can reverse–the cravings for sugar, alcohol, or whatever begins to loosen its grip on us. READ MORE

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What is Stress?

Stress is a word with many layers of meaning. How to Relieve Stress Naturally helps people experiencing chronic stress from challenging life situations, and people experiencing virtually any level of stress, even if it’s from good stress.

There is a delicate tipping point when stress becomes toxic. Many people in modern society are well into the unhealthy zone of stress and experiencing dis-ease as a result. We cannot always the stress triggers in our lives to get rid of chronic stress. Perhaps your teenager is challenging you beyond your limits or an ailing parent needs your care while you are juggling a family and career as it is.

When we cannot always change life circumstances, but we can learn to respond differently.

It is not so much the events that happen in our lives that dictate our sense of well-being; rather, our response to the event. It is critically important to have an array of effective tools and techniques to manage your stress response and repair the damage it causes–seen or unseen.

At How to Relieve Stress Naturally we focus on a variety of approaches to stress management that are natural, generally safe, and effective. All categories may not appeal to you and so we offer a variety of approaches from meditation to light therapies, from the world of evidence-based medicine to ancient Wisdom technologies.