To effectively work on stress, you need to turn on your body’s natural relaxation response. Techniques that can be used are deep breathing, visualization, meditation, and yoga can help.

This is the best way that one can ever use to keep himself relaxed. But today’s youth is getting dependent on Alcohol to keep their mind calm and relaxed. College Students feel drinking alcohol as maintaining their standard. They show everyone that they are having a chill life.

Not only college students even office professionals feel that to get relieved from office stress weekend drinks are damn important.


Heavy drinking habits can seriously damage your liver, stomach, heart, brain, and nervous system. It also increases the risk of mouth cancer, throat, larynx, and esophagus. Women who drink heavily are at higher risk of developing breast cancer and osteoporosis. In addition, people who drink heavily may not eat properly, so the possibilities of vitamin and mineral deficiencies are also there.

A small amount of alcohol can be good for health as it is beneficial for cholesterol in your blood, as well as reduce the formation of plaque in blood vessels. But one should never forget SMALL AMOUNT.

Alcohol can also alter the effectiveness and toxicity of medicines. Some medicines increase blood levels of alcohol or increase the adverse effects of alcohol on the brain.

So here are some ways by which you can control your stress:

  • Meditation: Meditation will surely help to relieve your mind. This process will work slowly but gradually you will start observing the benefits of this.
  • Evaluate the cost and benefits of drinking: Just prepare a table of benefits and loss of drinking as well as the cost of drinking and the cost of not drinking. You yourself will get the motivation to say NO to alcohol.
  • Make your DO’s and Don’ts chart: To start with the process to say “ NO”, begin with dos and don’ts. This will help you majorly to recover yourself from drinking habit.
  • Avoid bad surroundings: When you find yourself surrounded by bad influence people. Then change your company.
  • Alcohol treatment programs: Keep this option as the last option. Start with simpler steps if those don’t work for you then try out this process.
  • Build your support network: Surround yourself with those people who will help you to stop from a drinking habit, will boost your energy for tries.
  • Develop new activities and interest: Try your best to find your interest in other things like hanging out with friends, reading books, games, movies, etc.

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