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5 Tips For Startup Founders To Get Over Stress

Cooking the meal or food of your choice while listening to a good music de-stresses and brings down anxiety level

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Start up journey is not easy.. It has pebbles of uncertainty, extreme hardwork, fear, financial crunches, more work with limited team and facilities, stress, anxiety, nervousness, work from home environment generally. You can all through all with a positive attitude, strong mind and de-stressed body to keep your endocrine glands secreting happy hormones. 5 Picks to de-stress and ease out the entrepreneur journey.

Spa Indulgence
Try Ko Bi Do+ Indian Reflexology with “kansu” bowls. Ko Bi Do is an ancestral ritual technique from Japan containing specific anti-wrinkle movements focusing on the fragile areas of the face (eyes, forehead and lips). It promises a more youthful skin. Indian Reflexology with Kansu is a relaxing, detoxifying foot massage using “kansu” or “bowl.” It balances the body heat relaxing the whole body. This packaged is designed exclusively for men and it essentially balances the energy or “chi” in your body.

Yoga Exercises

Cobra Pose (Bhujangasana)
The body takes the stance of a snake in this pose. It reduces fatigue in the muscles and relaxes the whole body. The upper, middle, and the lower spinal muscles are massaged which increases the flexibility in the spinal column.

Try it:
• Lie flat on the stomach with the forehead on the floor and the palms by the side.
• While inhaling, lift the head and the trunk off the ground like a cobra.
• Press the palms on the floor to straighten the arms so that the arms are perpendicular to the ground raising the upper body up to the naval.
• Hold this position for several deep breathes and gently lower the body while exhaling, and relax.

Pigeon Pose ( EkaPadaRajakapotasana)

Stiffness in the lower body muscles like hamstrings, hip rotators, and the iliopsoas muscles contribute to back pain, it is here where this pose comes to the rescue. It opens the hip flexor muscles and stretches hip rotators which eases the chronic backache.

Try It:
• Begin with the ‘downward facing dog’ posture with your feet together.
• Bring your right knee forward and turn it out to the right. The right leg is bent and should be near perpendicular to the left leg.
• Lower both legs to the floor with the left leg extended straight behind you.
• Advance practitioners can pull the left foot towards their back to feel the extra stretch in the hamstrings.
• Repeat it with the other leg after holding on for 5-10 breathes.

A method named Kayotsarg profounded by old saints is one the best destress and relax from physical, mental and emotional tensions. It’s a scientific technique where ‘Kaya’ means body and ‘utsarg’ means exit. In this person instructs and gives auto suggestion to every single part and organ of the body to relax in a motionless state that could be lying or sitting both. It is performed for 40 minutes while involving deep breathing. This practice relieves stress, negative attitude, gives a sleep of 6 hours in 40 minutes, desires, anxiety, fickleness and fear in mind, relaxing and brimming you with positivity and new energy.

Weekly Detox Tours
Give yourself to a detox programme in any good ayurveda spa on a weekend. Such programmes create internal balance while improving energy and vitality. The programme includes in depth consultation, session of pranic healing, hypnotherapy, yoga and meditation session, therapies like Shirodhara and Abhyangam. It combines nutritionally balanced meals, juices, ayurvedic supplements and NO-Spice food.

Cooking the meal or food of your choice while listening to a good music de-stresses and brings down anxiety level. You can try making instant ready to eat foods, maggi, salads of your choice, low fat starters or drinks. Twist your cooking session with body stretching , rope skipping, quick exercises and cardio workouts. This way you can squeeze your cooking time more effectively.

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The author is Founder, MadAboutWellness. Jain is a full-spectrum spa and wellness advocate: a young and dynamic entrepreneur who founded, India’s biggest digital window to find alternative treatments and therapies for any body & skin problem from Spas and wellness centres across India. Consumers Can Find, book and Pay online for therapies and treatments. Follow on Instagram & Facebook [email protected],

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