destress


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de-stress

or de·stress (dē′strĕs′, dĕ′-)
intr.v. de-stressed, de-stress·ing, de-stress·es or de·stressed or de·stress·ing or de·stress·es
To relieve one's stress or tension; relax: "After days like that, she'd go home and de-stress by playing video games" (Kristin Henderson).
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Verb1.destress - reduce the emphasis
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
reduce - destress and thus weaken a sound when pronouncing it
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They will be shown meditation techniques to help them destress, relax and refresh their mind.
Within this we will also incorporate destress therapies, such as massage and the Chinese art of qi-gong, similar to taichi.
There's an introduction and programme plan, health appraisal or skincare analysis, lifestyle seminars, three body massages, two facials, three thalassotherapy pool sessions, Eastern scalp massage and destress wrap.
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The captain's call left him "gob smacked" and with two weeks to go before the team gathered his job then was to destress and prepare himself for the task ahead.
WHAT IT'S ABOUT: It promises to help you put the "mmmm" back into motherhood with beauty tricks, destress strategies and sex advice.
Ideally, you also need a destress ritual that doesn't take too long, something that can be incorporated into your day to day routine and stays with you when you're at your busiest.
Lisa Burke,managing director of Likisma, which has teamed up with Marie Curie, said: ``The essential oils used in aroma therapy have many therapeutic benefits as they can help to relax,invigorate, revive, pamper and destress.
Sinking into a sumptuous bed especially during the winter months is a wonderful way to destress.
IF your mum loves to be pampered and regularly visits the local beauty salon, save her some money and give her the chance to learn some techniques to relax and destress at home with a course in aromatherapy or reflexology.
I tested the Restore and Replenish, a rich cream that contains lady's mantle and shave grass to soothe and destress all skin types.