Brie Larson shared her top tips for de-stressing, in case you’re feeling overwhelmed.


Are you feeling a bit stressed these days? Brie Larson understands you. She compiled a list of 39 stress relief methods that you can use. Most of them are easy to do in your own home.

The Captain Marvel actress opened up in a YouTube video about her anxiety and how she has been dealing with it. She shared that there are days when I feel overwhelmed by panic and don’t know how to deal with it.

Larson took a moment to acknowledge the privilege of being a celebrity in her video. She explained that celebrities could access tools and resources they might not have (think home gyms, therapy, etc.)

Larson stated that she tried to include only free or low-cost ways to relieve stress. She also suggested that it could be done safely at home and close to family. Larson shared her plans for self-improvement in 2020.

The list includes yoga, meditation, exercise, time in nature, gardening, and other Zen-inducing activities. There are also more silly options like reciting the alphabet backwards, watching Bob Ross videos, laughing without smiling, and trying to whistle as long as possible. Larson also suggested using a jade roll to relax your face and self-massage. FTR doesn’t share her favourite method, but you can buy many jade rollers from Amazon for as low as $20. Here’s a step-by-step guide for giving yourself a home massage.


Larson’s next tip may sound strange: Take a cold shower. Larson claims it is a way to relax (literally). According to Jessica Krant, M.D., cold showers can help you relax and de-stress. Larson may be suitable to suggest that cold showers can lift your mood.

You don’t feel like taking a cold shower? Larson recommends taking a warm shower to relax if you are feeling stressed. If you are a bath-loving person, you will know how relaxing it is to relax in the tub after a stressful day. A bath can calm your blood pressure, relax, sharpen your brain, and help you sleep well at night.

Larson also loves to journal, which is a great way to relax during stressful times. It can help you feel more grounded and focused throughout the day by writing down your thoughts, especially in the morning. Even if you only write a few words when you feel overwhelmed or need to clarify something, journaling can help bring you closer to the person you want to be.

Larson reminded viewers that stress is an inevitable part of everyday life regardless of how you manage stress. She explained that finding ways to deal with stress that works for you is essential. Larson stated that the video is meant to be shared and discussed mental health.

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