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Original Research Article

Year: 2015 | Month: March | Volume: 2 | Issue: 3 | Pages: 107-109

Comparative Study of Stress Relieving and Relaxation Techniques Used By Women Executives and Women Suffering From Stress

Tulika A. Khare

Assistant Professor, Department of Home Science, RTM Nagpur University, Maharashtra, India.


Stress is a tension or pressure produced by the human beings when the mind is overloaded. It is always related to an imbalance between demands made on us. Such as emotional leads to behavioral, psychological, physiological and health related problems and it can be harmful if an individual fails to control it. The present study was conducted in Nagpur city. fom the present study it was found that the age group of both the respondents were 31-40 years and they were all educated. Simple random sampling method was used to collect the data. 100 samples were selected for the data collection. The common stress has affected in behavior and feeling of tiredness, headache, weight loss, anger etc. Women adopted the different techniques to overcome stress that is Yoga, meditation, Watching TV, Drinking hot tea, etc. for the depression suffering women used regular counseling for reducing stress that helped in improving their performance in playing dual role as family earner and home maker.

Key words: Stress, Coping strategies, Relaxation techniques.

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