Self-Care for Autism Parents: 5 Simple Ways to Reduce Stress

Get a massage

Massages reduce muscle tension and prompt immediate stress release. Getting a massage allows your body to go into a state of relaxation and helps you unwind. Whether you use a professional or ask a family member or friend to give your muscles a quick rub, the overall effects target your trigger points – which may aid in relieving migraines and pain associated with stress. For stress relief on a regular basis, make a massage a part of your weekly routine.