how to destress as a couple

We all have to deal with stress but too often we manage it alone. Managing it together means learning how to destress as a couple. A couple that works together to have less stress will each enjoy the benefits of a stress-free life!

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Destress as a Couple

  1. Stay Active

    Find an activity you enjoy doing together and make it part of your daily routine. Whether it’s taking a walk together, going on a bike ride, or playing pickleball, regular physical activity will lower your levels of anxiety and depression. Plus it’s a great a way to get those endorphins flowing and reconnect as a couple!

  2. Embrace the Quiet

    It can be hard to find a time and space to be quiet. Be if you want to destress as a couple, that doesn’t mean finding your own alone corner. Together you should actively take a break from television, computer and phone screens. Whether its doing yoga, meditating or just practicing a few moments of calm breathing, by doing it together you will reduce your stress levels.


    Go to Bed Together

    Lack of sleep is a common reason to feel stress. You and your partner should work together to develop a regular sleep schedule. It can be disruptive when one partner goes to bed before the other one. Keep your bedroom lights dim or use a sleep mask, quiet and cool.

  4. Maintain a Healthy Sex Life

    A healthy sex life can be key way to destress as a couple. Regular sex keeps you connected as a couple and is a great way to release endorphins – those “feel good” hormones that can make you feel happy! Being close to your partner also boosts your self-esteem and happiness which will make both of you feel less anxiety! Once you learn how to destress as a couple, so many other things will just fall into place! 

how to destress as a couple

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