There is nothing that a cup of tea won't fix but switch it to a chamomile or peppermint tea when you're feeling stressed and you'll quickly calm down. The act of making the tea also distracts you from whatever it is  you are worrying about and quickly eases your mind. 

2). Breathe.
Well you can definitely do this one anywhere, but when we are stressed out, or anxious our breathing becomes very shallow. You can quickly relax by taking deeper breaths - if it helps you can place - you

3). Give yourself a hand massage
Hands in general can carry a lot of tension. Apply some luxurious lotion and start kneading the base of the muscle under the thumb to relieve stress in the shoulders, neck, and scalp.

4). Sniff Citrus
This takes a little planning, but having some essential citrus oils handy can help us relax by increasing levels of the stress-related hormone norepinephrine. Dab a couple of drops onto a tissue and inhale.

5). Find the sun
If it's a sunny day, head outside for an easy way to lift your spirits. Bright light can be an effective treatment, and the warmth of the sun can cheer you up, almost feel like a hug from the universe! 

How do you relax? Let us know in the comments below.