General Stress Reduction Tips For Men

Did you know that men and women naturally reduce stress in different ways? When you know what some of these ways are, men can use them to naturally increase their testosterone which simultaneously also reduces their excess cortisol.

Here are some natural stress busters for men. If you could summarize the behavior qualities necessary in stress reduction for men, they would generally have these qualities – Anything that includes him increasing or experiencing personal power, strength, or achieving goals.

The man must interpret these activities as anything that includes him increasing or experiencing personal power, strength, or achieving goals.

If he is forced into doing an activity he doesn’t consider to align with these qualities, doing those activities may actually deplete his testosterone and increase his stress/cortisol.

General examples of stress reducing activities for men (as long as he wants to do these activities) are:

  • Overcoming the challenge of winning a chess game
  • Overcome any perceived attainable obstacle to achieving a desired goal
  • Taking credit for being the best salesman
  • Taking action to rescue someone from a dangerous situation
  • Working toward a goal seen as attainable by him

Notice that these activities are different from those activities that reduce stress in a woman.

General Stress Reduction Tips For Women

Did you know that men and women naturally reduce stress in different ways? When you know what some of these ways are that help women, she can use them to naturally increase her oxytocin while simultaneously reducing her excess cortisol.

Here are some natural stress busters for women. If you could summarize the behavior qualities necessary in stress reduction for women, they would generally have these qualities – Anything nurturing, pampering, sharing, caring, befriending or loving.

The woman must interpret these activities as anything nurturing, pampering, sharing, caring, befriending or loving.

If she is forced into doing an activity she doesn’t consider to align with these qualities, doing those activities may actually deplete her oxytocin and increase her stress/cortisol.

Here are some general examples of stress reducing activities for women (as long as she wants to do these activities):

  • Watching fish swimming in a fish tank
  • Holding and petting a kitten or puppy
  • Having a manicure
  • Patiently listening to a friend tell a confidence and keeping that confidence
  • Holding the hand of a sick child and reading to him or her

Notice that these activities are different from those activities that reduce stress in a man.