Vrouw leest boek op bed zonder stress
Wellness Hub

How I live stress-free every day (takes 5s a day) - Scientifically proven

by Simon Dewaele on Oct 27, 2023

Stress can come from many corners and affects everyone. There are various ways to work through feelings of stress; seeking distractions, trying to cope with your daily stress, or addressing its cause. The latter is not always possible. That's why we're here to help you handle it better or relieve your stress feelings. This way, you can relax and have a happier day.

First, we'll explain what stress means in your body , followed by some easy and quick tips to relieve your stress. Finally, there is also a scientifically proven formula that helps you find peace in stressful situations and can quickly relieve the symptoms of stress .

If you want to read the solution immediately, you can click the following button.

Directly to the solution

What is stress actually?

Fundamentally, stress is a natural reaction of your body to a problem that is occurring now or in the future. It is a temporary mechanism designed to help us cope with difficult situations. A natural survival mechanism kicks in. Your heart rate goes up, your muscles tense, and your breathing quickens. The adrenaline in your blood rises, and you're ready to respond.

This can be particularly useful in situations where quick decisions need to be made or where alertness is required. However, it can become harmful if the condition becomes chronic. Then we speak of chronic fatigue .

It's your brain that orchestrates all this, and your adrenal gland is responsible for producing the 5 key stress hormones that need to keep everything in balance, see further.

Why do people have more stress today than in the past?

Stress comes from many angles, but a remarkable contribution comes from the media, which we can no longer imagine our lives without. Our brains are non-stop stimulated by social media and traditional media . Our eyes are worth a lot of money to advertisers who conduct marketing through these media. Ever heard of the negativity bias ? We, as humans, subconsciously pay more attention to negative news than positive news. So what does the media do? They grab your attention by coming up with much more negative news . Furthermore, there is the high work pressure that is often imposed, the hustle and bustle in traffic, etc. Statistics around stress, burnout, etc. are breaking all records worldwide.

The stress that comes from this is therefore not immediately situation or problem-bound but is non-stop present. Therefore, you must find ways to deal with this stress.

How you can relieve your feelings of stress.

There are various habits and activities you can do to reduce stress. That doesn't mean they will all be equally effective, and they might help others better than yourself.

To relieve feelings of stress and irritability, the hormonal balance must be found. It all depends on how you physically react. Your brain may not produce enough of the necessary neurotransmitters that process stress. That's why the scientific formula is so effective (you'll see it at the end). The formula ensures that your body produces the right substances to reduce stress. And it works for almost everyone.

The hormones and substances that determine how you experience stress

Your body contains 5 specific hormones for stress management. These five substances directly influence your physical and mental response to stress. Many daily activities (such as the news, your cell phone, social media, junk food, alcohol, ...) disrupt the balance of these substances in your body , weakening your stress resistance.

For each substance, we provide you with some easy and practical tips to ensure that the hormonal balance can be restored in your body. Then we give an even easier solution that is scientifically supported.

1 & 2. Serotonin / Dopamine

A healthy balance of these hormones is extremely important for your well-being and mental health. Serotonin is the “feel good” hormone, while dopamine is the “motivation” hormone. Dopamine prompts you to action, and serotonin is the reward. Serotonin helps to stabilize your mood and well-being. Social Media is known to completely destroy your dopamine and serotonin levels through overstimulation. A healthy balance is extremely important to avoid stress.

Practical tips:

  • Eat more foods rich in tryptophan , which is a precursor to serotonin. Also eat more lean proteins, nuts, seeds, and whole grains.
  • Spend time outdoors to catch natural sunlight, which promotes the production of serotonin.
  • Exercise regularly to boost the natural levels of dopamine and serotonin. Focus on a mix of aerobic (walking, cycling, ...) and strength exercises.
  • Break down big problems into smaller to-dos so that you derive more satisfaction from the small tasks completed. The reward system of your brain will be more active and stimulate the production of dopamine.


It weakens the substances that cause stress in your body. It is the main neurotransmitter (substance released in your brain and nerves) used to effectively calm you down. GABA stands for gamma-aminobutyric acid. It is a neurotransmitter in the brain that has a calming effect. GABA has the property of reducing the excessive activity of neurons in the brain, which helps reduce anxiety and stress. It is often used as a supplement to help you mentally relax and promote sleep.

Practical tips:

  • Practice cyclic sighing (inhale deeply once, then a short breath on top, exhale calmly) and yoga to improve the activity of GABA.
  • Regular exercise can stimulate the production of GABA itself and calm your nervous system.
  • Use nutrients that support the production of GABA, such as green tea, fruits, vegetables, and fermented food.

4. Endorphins

Endorphins are natural pain-relieving and mood-enhancing substances. Endorphins contribute to stress reduction by creating a sense of euphoria and well-being. They are produced by the brain and spinal cord in response to various stimuli, such as exercise, enjoyable activities, spicy food, and even listening to music. Endorphins contribute to stress reduction by creating a sense of euphoria, well-being, and relaxation.

Practical tips:

  • Exercise regularly , do things like running, swimming, or dancing.
  • Try to laugh more . Surround yourself with people who make you laugh and do activities that bring you joy.
  • Listen to music you like and consider dancing to it to improve your mood.
  • Practice mindfulness and meditation to promote relaxation.

5. Cortisol

Cortisol is often referred to as the "stress hormone". It helps regulate various bodily functions, including your metabolism and immune system, and helps your body cope with stress. In situations of acute stress, cortisol levels rise, giving the body a burst of energy, so to speak. But when stress becomes chronic, persistently high levels of cortisol have harmful effects on both your physical and mental health. Chronic cortisol elevation leads to disturbed sleep and reduced immune function. Finding a delicate balance in the production of cortisol is essential. Cortisol mobilizes energy reserves, prepares the body for action, and sharpens focus - a very handy survival mechanism that we inherited from our ancestors.

Practical tips:

  • Try “ cyclic sighing(inhale deeply once, then a short breath on top, exhale calmly) or meditation to regulate cortisol levels.
  • Regular exercise helps balance the production of cortisol and generally increases your stress resistance.
  • Try to sleep better to support healthy cortisol rhythms and prevent chronic elevation.

The way to reduce stress.

Most of the above-mentioned things are good for general health and well-being. But it's not a foolproof way to actually reduce stress. Your body may not produce the right substances in the right amounts, even if you do all those activities.

Maintaining the ideal balance of the aforementioned substances is the starting point for higher resistance to stress. The easiest way to do this is by taking supplements that directly target this.

These 4 natural substances ensure the production of the hormones you need for stress management. By combining these 4 substances, you ensure that your body is even more resistant to stress.

Moreover, taking pills or capsules often has a negative connotation. It is not fun to do in the first place, and it also gives you an unpleasant feeling of taking medicines when there is actually nothing fundamentally wrong.

That's why we, together with 3 pharmacists, have created something special for you.


You can directly supplement the amount of GABA in your body by taking extra GABA. This way, your body can effectively process stress. It makes you less irritable in situations when stress emerges.

2. L-theanine

L-theanine is an extract from green tea leaves and increases the number of neurotransmitters that process stress. Together with GABA, it also increases the amount of serotonin and dopamine in the brain. This makes L-theanine a powerful and very effective substance against stress .

3.Lemon balm

Thanks to the lemon balm plant, you can generally improve your mood . It also reduces your feelings of stress and anxiety. Lemon balm prevents the breakdown of neurotransmitters that make you resistant to stress.

4. Vitamin B11 / Folic acid

Folic acid is an essential nutrient that plays an important role in supporting your mood and overall well-being. By ensuring that you have enough folic acid, you experience a sense of balance and emotional stability, leading to a more positive outlook on life.

But how can you now easily take all 4 of these substances?

These natural substances are not so easy to find. And how much should you take of them? All questions we understand. And do you have to take multiple pills or drink several cups of tea every day? That's not sustainable:

  1. You forget to take them (consistently) because there's nothing fun about it
  2. The taste is often bad
  3. The capsules or pills are sometimes so large that they are difficult to swallow
  4. They are often ineffective and not well absorbed by your body

A scientific vitamin gummy that contains everything you need.

I've been there too...

I was in a job with high workload and expectations, which caused me to experience a lot of stress; mostly leading to subconscious symptoms.

Some of the most noticeable symptoms were; my sleep, agitation towards others and negative thoughts.

All these problems on their own are pretty bad.

But combine them all together? And, you have a recipe for disaster.

I thought they were all separate problems needing separate solutions.

Only after deep reflection did I come to realize that the solution is in my stress tolerance.

I started researching it and applying all the scientific hacks I've discussed until now.

But it wasn't good enough.

I needed to make it simpler. So that I could effectively balance my work life and health.

I couldn't be doing crazy routines every day or take addictive pills.

That's how I found out about these ingredients.

I started making herbal tea with a mix of lemon balm and GABA at home, taking all these different natural supplements and even vitamin pills.

And the crazy part:

I received the same results as the difficult habits/routines.

But I still knew it could be done better. After a week, I started to forget these little steps. No energy to start brewing a tea.

I needed a quick and easy fix.

Do you have any idea how expensive supplements are?

- I spent 80 euros a month!

You should be able to live life without being stressed out in the most fun way; by eating a sweet candy , imagine how fun that would be.

So I started GIMMY.

- Simon Dewaele, Co-founder

We have developed the No Stress vitamin gummies together with 3 pharmacists, so that you can easily take all 4 proven substances in a reliable way. This way you will:

  1. do not forget to take the substances, because the gummies are delicious
  2. be able to deal better with stress and external stimuli
  3. experience up to 216% better absorption of the substances through a gummy

We have put all the ingredients in a vitamin gummy, a supplement in the form of a candy. It's a completely new way to take your supplements, developed by pharmacists. Since your health comes first, the gummies are 100% sugar-free and vegan .

Thanks to the No Stress gummies, you can better manage your daily stress.

Product Image

Gimmy No Stress

€31.95 €27.95

GIMMY No Stress is a vitamin gummy to keep your stress under control sustainably. It contains GABA, lemon balm, L-theanine, and folic acid.

Order now with 15% discount -->

Subscribe for more exclusive content, free shipping & discounts!

Kan ik je helpen?

I'm Simon, the Co-founder of GIMMY.

If there's anything I can help you with, a question, some feedback, let me know.