A Google Employee Works on a Laptop in Front of a Mural of the New York City Skyline, at the New York City Company Office
A Google employee works on a laptop in front of a mural of the New York City skyline, at the New York City company office March 10, 2008. Reuters/Erin Siegal

You don't have to be an expert to learn these few simple tips on how to detoxify your mind. The techniques will help improve your focus and memory as well as relieve stress, preventing a variety of mental and physical diseases.

There's no need to head over to a studio or hire a professional to help you do them. You can perform these exercises a few minutes each day, even while at work.

1. Focus on your body parts

Close your eyes and think of your body as a whole. Next, move according to section, starting from the bottom. Focus on your calf muscles, feel the shape and form and appreciate their texture and warmth. Move up to your thighs and do the same. Continue moving up, to your buttocks, back, stomach, chest, shoulders and other parts of your body by sections. End with your head and feel how refreshing it is for all these to work and function together as one body.

2. Breathing exercises

Sit on a chair properly by placing your feet under you and letting your hands rest on your thighs. Keep your back straight, your chest out and your chin up. Inhale deeply through your nose and feel the air rush to your lungs for one or two seconds before releasing it slowly through your mouth. Repeat the breathing exercise and be aware of your surroundings while you're at it. According to the Learning-Mind, you may also close your eyes to fully appreciate the silence and temperature of the room.

3. Get rid of the negativity

Set aside all your worries and the tension in your mind and body for a few minutes. Tell yourself that you are a capable and strong individual who can accomplish these problems regardless of their nature and severity. Clear your mind by envisioning a clean slate. Be aware that you do not have to worry about anything and that everything will eventually fall into place. Take the time to remove all negative thoughts and replace these with things that you look forward to, as well as fond memories that make you smile.

4. Reduce stimulants

Huffington Post recommends taking less or no coffee, tea or soda for one day to let your body function naturally. Your mind will feel less excited and you will find it easier to sleep and rest at least for one day. Taking some time off caffeine will also get rid of symptoms like ear-ringing and agitation. Play some soothing music to stimulate your brain instead and relax your entire system.

There are different ways to deal with different kinds of stressors. The bottomline is that they are all in the mind. When you learn to identify the things that bother you, the better you will be able handle them -- even without professional help.