Managing stress is now part and parcel of our daily lives.

Stress in life is normal.

Whether it's managing stress at work, in your career or your relationships we're all prone to having it.

Experiencing some stress is good for us. It helps keep us motivated, focused, and alert in avoiding any dangers in life.

But the problems start when we begin to have too much stress.

Excessive amounts of stress can be dangerous and detrimental to our health and well-being.

Stress is usually created in our lives when we bring our worries of yesterday or tomorrow into our worries of today.

An accumulation of all these worries will inevitably see our stress levels increase considerably.

When we experience increased stress levels because of our life's worries, it's important we find ways illuminate them completely and instead focus our mind entirely on our today.

Here are 4 effective managing stress tips than you can use every day.

Tip # 1- Focus On The Present Moment

Decide immediately to let go of every thought and worry from yesterday or tomorrow and just focus your attention on the present moment...the now. Do this by relaxing, taking a series of long deep breaths, and slowly release each and every one.

While you're doing this, try and feel each and every nagging worry, concern and problem begin to melt away. Resolve to deal with your burdens at some point in the future. The most important thing now is to be present in this very moment and not in the past or the future.

By continuing to relax and breathing deeply, it will help you achieve a profound inner peace and oneness with yourself

Try using this period of calmness and tranquility to rid your mind of all worries, sadness, frustrations, and regrets.

Tip #2- Emotion Calming Tasks

Next do such acts that will calm your emotions. Going for a gentle walk, smoothing your dog or cat, or rocking your baby to sleep, are great ways for quieting your persistent thoughts and overworked mind.

Making this practice a regular part of your daily routine will bring about a calmness and peace, which will result in you accomplishing so much more during your day.

Whenever you sense the first signs of a stressed feeling or situation, return to acts that will bring about a state of inner peace and calm

Tip #3 - Get Healthy

The very best thing that you can do for yourself is live a balanced and healthy life

A vast majority of people, who encounter stress, often turn to unhealthy habits as a way of coping.

This kind of behavior won't solve their stress problems but instead compound them.

Living a healthy lifestyle will better equip the body to deal with and fight stress. Eating a healthy diet, drinking plenty of water and doing exercise will invigorate and vitalize your mind and body.

A poor diet and consuming too much alcohol is easily brought on by not eating and drinking properly. When you don't get the number of hours of sleep that you need each night, you are only setting yourself up for additional stress.

Tip #4- Do The Things You Love With Those You Love

Spend as much time as possible with people whose company you enjoy. Engaging in healthy, fulfilling relationships will help divert your mind from the stresses of life and make you feel safer, and more at ease with your life.

Also doing enjoyable activities with close friends and loved ones will also lift your mood and spirits. This could include attending exercise classes, hobby clubs or just going on a gentle walk together.

When we are happy and content, our everyday stresses seem to pale into insignificance. This state of being equips us better to deal with the trials and tribulations of life.

Life is a challenge...it very rarely runs smoothly and in ways you want it to.

So make a commitment now to rid yourself of worries and take more control of your life by using effective ways of managing stress quickly and easily.

Author's Bio: 

Modern day life brings with it much stress. Stress from work, family, career and relationships are things we are constanly confronted with. Discover effective ways of managing stress so you can finally rid yourself of the worry, fear and doubt that is blighting your life