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ZenCity NYCStress and anxiety are a normal part of life. Often, the extra energy and focus that come from stress provide the fuel you need to get things done.

But too much stress or anxiety may make it hard to concentrate, interfere with sleep, cause physical symptoms like stomach or headache, or affect relationships. 

You can use these guided stress reduction exercises to help you calm down in a pinch. Practicing these techniques regularly—without self-criticism and with a spirit of curiosity and openness—can help you meet your experiences with more stability and confidence.


  • Relaxation Exercises

    Relaxation Exercises

    Practicing these exercises regularly can help reduce stress. The stronger your “relaxation response,” the easier it is to access it when stress builds. Try setting aside time each day to practice any of these exercises as part of your normal routine.

     


  • Mindfulness Practices

    Mindfulness Practices

    Developing the quality of mindfulness aids you in meeting life’s ups and downs with greater calm. Practicing any of these exercises daily can help you develop the ability to tolerate distressing circumstances without getting caught up in them.

  • Apps to Check Out

    Apps to Check Out

    Some of these apps may be helpful in your quest for mindfulness and relaxation. Most of the apps below are free, but some may include fees. Please read carefully.

    Calm App Calm App Headspace Headspace Insight Timer Insight Timer Stop, Breathe, Think Stop, Breathe, Think
    Mindfulness Mindfulness Breathe2Relax Breathe2Relax Pacifica Pacifica Pzizz Pzizz
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