When I have some problems in life which distress or irritate me, the first thing I usually do to solve them is to sit in front of the TV screen and watch some positive movie. Of course, this action itself is not a solution but it still it cheers me up to watch the heroes experience some personal disaster and find a way out of it eventually. In my opinion, we should watch some films with more attention and learn to use some efficient movie practices of stress-removing in real life.
If you feel dissatisfied with your personal life, and some minor yet annoying everyday troubles poison your life slow but steady, the situation may threaten you with long-lasting stress. In this case you can use the method of Amelie, the heroine of a famous French movie. Amelie finds pleasure in simple joys of life – she throws flat stones into the water, put her hand in the sack of beans to feel their rough texture…These actions may seem a bit silly, but, in fact, they are really relaxing. Everything that helps to develop your fine motor skills is said to calm you down and distract your attention from unpleasant factors so occupy your hands with some work to get rid of stress.
Many people wake up in a bad mood and start performing their daily routine without any enthusiasm. During the working day they answer the endless number of phone calls and fulfill the same tasks. The single desired thing that the people crave for during this never ceasing cycle is silence and serenity. Some may wonder how did the wise philosophers and nationalists of our time managed to fell the joy and happiness of each day of their living. To start see the uniqueness and happiness of each day one should slow down the life pace. The best way to analyze the life routine and find the bright colors min it is to stop and take a short time out. The silent rest and serenity are not a luxury but an essential part of life. There 9is no need ti leave your work and family and set your feet to a deserted island. 15 minutes of total relaxation will be quite enough. Think how many vain and unwary things we do and say guided by sudden emotional affects. The specialists define such short state of full serenity meditative. The calm and confident attitude that is enforced by these short time outs will make take things easier. The inner smile is also important for maintaining happiness. It is not needed to smile widely all day long. Imagine that you are smiling while your facial muscles stay relaxed. That will make you look kind and open. Along with facial expression inner smile will improve your mood.