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How To Quickly Fix Red, Puffy Eyes After Crying

How To Quickly Fix Red, Puffy Eyes After Crying

Crying is just more than a habit for humans.  Failing in the final year, or de-promotion from your company’s post, or your divorce, we all cry for one-thing or another.

It is actually helpful for human body, as by crying the body releases adrenaline and cortisol, helping ease stress. But, who cares? The most important thing is to just wipe out the face clean and free of tears.We all just care about eyes after crying. Luckily enough, you don’t have to go to a high-end parlor, for fixing your fluffy eyes; since you can get the remedy at your Kitchen Itself!

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 Here’s what you need

  • Bowl
  • Water
  • Ice cubes
  • Milk
  • Cotton Balls
  • Teabags
  • Tissues
  • Cucumber
  • Potatoes

Procedure:

Using Cloth

Pour water into the bowl until it is filled by half of its total capacity. Now, drop 4-5 ice cubes in water. Take a cloth, dip it in icy-cold water and apply to your puffy eyes (massage) for around 5 minutes. Repeat this procedure several times.

The cold water reduces inflammation and redness of eyes.

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Using Cotton Balls

Now, pour milk into a glass or a cup. Now, dip 2 large cotton balls in the milk. Now, put on these cotton balls to the puffy eyes.

Milk helps you in reducing the dark circles below your eyes.

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Using Tea Bags

Soak two back tea bags in ice for 10 minutes and apply to the region.

Tea Bags helps in constricts blood vessels, thus relieving puffiness.

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Using Cucumbers

This is the old and preferred way. Cut two slices of cucumbers or potatoes and keep it over the eyes. Leave the slices for 10-15 minutes.

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Last Updated on September 20, 2018

How to Stay Calm and Cool When You Are Extremely Stressful

How to Stay Calm and Cool When You Are Extremely Stressful

Being in a hurry all the time drains your energy. Your work and routine life make you feel overwhelmed. Getting caught up in things beyond your control stresses you out…

If you’d like to stay calm and cool in stressful situations, put the following 8 steps into practice:

1. Breathe

The next time you’re faced with a stressful situation that makes you want to hurry, stop what you’re doing for one minute and perform the following steps:

  • Take five deep breaths in and out (your belly should come forward with each inhale).
  • Imagine all that stress leaving your body with each exhale.
  • Smile. Fake it if you have to. It’s pretty hard to stay grumpy with a goofy grin on your face.

Feel free to repeat the above steps every few hours at work or home if you need to.

2. Loosen up

After your breathing session, perform a quick body scan to identify any areas that are tight or tense. Clenched jaw? Rounded shoulders? Anything else that isn’t at ease?

Gently touch or massage any of your body parts that are under tension to encourage total relaxation. It might help to imagine you’re in a place that calms you: a beach, hot tub, or nature trail, for example.

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3. Chew slowly

Slow down at the dinner table if you want to learn to be patient and lose weight. Shoveling your food down as fast as you can is a surefire way to eat more than you need to (and find yourself with a bellyache).

Be a mindful eater who pays attention to the taste, texture, and aroma of every dish. Chew slowly while you try to guess all of the ingredients that were used to prepare your dish.

Chewing slowly will also reduce those dreadful late-night cravings that sneak up on you after work.

4. Let go

Cliche as it sounds, it’s very effective.

The thing that seems like the end of the world right now?

It’s not. Promise.

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Stressing and worrying about the situation you’re in won’t do any good because you’re already in it, so just let it go.

Letting go isn’t easy, so here’s a guide to help you:

21 Things To Do When You Find It Hard To Let Go

5. Enjoy the journey

Focusing on the end result can quickly become exhausting. Chasing a bold, audacious goal that’s going to require a lot of time and patience? Split it into several mini-goals so you’ll have several causes for celebration.

Stop focusing on the negative thoughts. Giving yourself consistent positive feedback will help you grow patience, stay encouraged, and find more joy in the process of achieving your goals.

6. Look at the big picture

The next time you find your stress level skyrocketing, take a deep breath, and ask yourself:

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Will this matter to me…

  • Next week?
  • Next month?
  • Next year?
  • In 10 years?

Hint: No, it won’t.

I bet most of the stuff that stresses you wouldn’t matter the next week, maybe not even the next day.

Stop agonizing over things you can’t control because you’re only hurting yourself.

7. Stop demanding perfection of yourself

You’re not perfect and that’s okay. Show me a person who claims to be perfect and I’ll show you a dirty liar.

Demanding perfection of yourself (or anybody else) will only stress you out because it just isn’t possible.

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8. Practice patience every day

Below are a few easy ways you can practice patience every day, increasing your ability to remain calm and cool in times of stress:

  • The next time you go to the grocery store, get in the longest line.
  • Instead of going through the drive-thru at your bank, go inside.
  • Take a long walk through a secluded park or trail.

Final thoughts

Staying calm in stressful situations is possible, all you need is some daily practice.

Taking deep breaths and eat mindfully are some simple ways to train your brain to be more patient. But changing the way you think of a situation and staying positive are most important in keeping cool whenever you feel overwhelmed and stressful.

Featured photo credit: Brooke Cagle via unsplash.com

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