Tips for reducing stress throughout the day: Breathe through the nose. It stimulates the parasympathetic nervous system. Rub your jaw and perform Eve Gentry mouth gargles. Rub the point between your two eyes. With the heel of the other foot, rub the point at the junction between the first and second metatarsal. Rub the points at the side of your sternum between the ribs. Try to go for a walk in nature. Watch a funny movie (the Pink Panther is hilarious!). Have flowers around you. Perform Pilates. Dance. Move.