5 five minute stress busters you need to know

If the stress is starting to get to you, it is time to take back control. Give yourself five minutes each day to try these incredible stress busting tips:

Have a good stretch
Get up and give your arms and legs a good stretch. It will help release some of the built up tension.

Eat some chocolate
You don’t have to tell us twice. A piece of chocolate will help to regulate your body’s cortisol (stress hormone) levels.

Chew some gum
Five minutes of chewing a piece of gum will work wonders to make you feel relaxed – go on, try it.

Count down from 10
Counting backwards will help to distract you from whatever is stressing you out. It’s easy and you can do it without leaving your desk.

Tense up
Tense up your muscles as much as you can and then slowly release them. You are guaranteed to feel much better.