Tap a pressure point. Using your thumb, apply pressure to the spot where your wrist and palm form a crease right in line with the base of the pinkie. Hold or gently massage for two minutes.
Take an Epsom-salt bath. The magnesium sulfate in the salts (available at drugstores) works as a subtle muscle relaxer.
Sip (and sniff) tea. Chamomile is not the only option. Experts also tout the calming properties of passionflower, valerian root, and Siberian ginseng.
Excerpted from Real Simple