5 Ways Playing Cards Reduces Stress

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5 Ways Playing Cards Reduces Stress

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  • I too believe that card games as that power which reduces the stress in the past year I was affected by depression and stress thanks to one of my friend who suggested me to <a href="https://www.pokabunga.com/about-poker"&gt; learn poker game</a> which may reduce your stress i thought he was kidding to me but yeah it’s true that iw will help you to over come the stress.

  • yes its right when i play cards with my friends i feel very good now days playing cards come with colored and with customized images with this its good to play with friends..
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  • Playing card games certainly does help me alleviate stress. Furthermore, for the past year I have been dabbling with card tricks and flourishes, which has helped me dramatically with anxiety. The other night a had an attack and calmed down fairly quickly after playing with cards. Maybe it’s magic!

    • Believe it or not, a few hands of blackjack or various types of poker help me. Adding numbers or comparing symbols kind of disrupts the stress mode. Logic over blind panic.

  • As a child, my father started teaching me to play poker. Mind you we never played for any stakes other than fun.

    A long time back after he died, I found myself buying decks of cards just for stress relief. Even if there is no one around, I have decks handy just to shuffle, deal out a few hands of 21 or various forms of Poker. I have Tarot decks, plastic decks, paper decks… various themes like Green Lanter, hemp, zombies…

    The thing is, the shuffling gives my hands something to do, the soft flutter of cards combining in ways I’ll never repeat are two things that relieve my stress.

    Be it KEM, Modiano, ACE, Bicycle, Stud, or the recognition cards I picked up in the Army, for decades playing cards have helped me relieve my stress. Play on people.

  • Jessie Davenport
    January 9, 2017 at 5:09 am

    I take a lot of what’s written with a grain of salt, but this article here is the gospel truth. Since a lot has been denied academically card games have been a way to relieve stress and develop reasoning skills in my opinion. Yea, even though competitive card playing was serious business in my family

  • I used playing cards to perform my magic and to play games. It is a relief that playing cards can ALSO relieve stress!

    • Jessie Davenport
      January 9, 2017 at 5:21 am

      I’ve always only considered the reasoning development of playing card games Whist in particular. My families are competitive Whist players I was taught by my mother at an early age when I say early I mean very early. It was stressful but I learned to relieve the stress by learning to read the cards as much as a kid of my age at the time could. I now understand my mother was using cards as a tool in my development. So it comes as a relief to me also that playing can ALSO relieve stress!

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