Stress less: 4 ways to nip stress in the butt and say no to headaches



Is it just me or are things looking a bit hectic these days? Between constantly being “online” by way of checking what the Kardashians are up to on IG and lol’ing at all the hilarious memes on Facebook coupled with peak hour traffic, public transport woes, a jam-packed scheduled, money probs and everything else we ladies have to go through on a daily basis (boyfriend break ups, friendship meltdowns, eating an entire packet of Oreos in one sitting … oh wait. That’s just brilliant), a gal can get lost in the tide of craziness. Sometimes, it really can be all too much.

Wouldn't life just be that little bit better if you could stress less? The secret to living a long, healthy and happy existence, after all, is being surrounded by things that are nourishing for the soul and being the best person you can be. Sounds tricky to achieve but it’s easier than you think!

Take a deep breath and check out these top 5 tips on bringing more zen to your life so you’ll always be able to keep calm and carry on.

Remember, folks …

  1. Nurofen Zavance is absorbed up to twice as fast as standard Nurofen.
  2. Always read the label. Use only as directed. Incorrect use could be harmful. If symptoms persist consult your healthcare professional.
  3. For the temporary relief of pain and/or inflammation.

Now to the fun stuff:

Nurofen Zavance is giving away 5 $200 massages and you don't even need to purchase it to enter! Whoop! To participate in this competition, once you've browsed through this gallery, tell us in 25 words the craziest (and most wrong) piece of advice you have ever heard in the comments below.

WIN! Tell us in 25 words the craziest (and most wrong) piece of advice you have ever heard in the comments below!


  • Emma says:

    Take painkillers with a soft drink as it’ll absorb faster, pretty sure it made my headache worse!

  • Kylie Cooper says:

    A mum to 9 i have been told to dose my kids up on phenergan to get a break WTF!! who would do that! Seriously!

  • meedee says:

    Get your partner to massage “Deep Heat” into your back.
    He used so much that my back was on fire and I was in tears.

  • Cher says:

    An apple a day keeps the doctor away, but it the doctor is cute……to hell with the fruit :) (compliments of my late beautiful Grandma Eileen)

  • Kara says:

    “To drink a scotch and stop stressing” to cure me of my headaches (which turned out to be a neurological condition) 😉

    • Larissa Thorne (Lifestyle Editor) says:

      Man i hope that wasn’t your doctor saying that!

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