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December 7, 2015
1. You are full of resentment.
2. You seem to be way more exhausted than the people around you.
3. You can’t remember the last time you said no.
4. Your energy is leaking all over the place.
5. You have no time or space to pursue your drea...
December 4, 2015
Add the list to your phone. If you find yourself in a stressful situation, excuse yourself to the washroom, a quiet place or your vehicle and pull up the list.
Which suggestions can you do right then and there?
While in the washroom/quiet place/vehicle you can:
1. Play music that uplifts you.
2. Drink water.
3. Turn your toes in.
4. Imagine circles floating down on you from above.
5. Put your tongue up on the roof of your mouth.
6. Take a vagus breath.
December 3, 2015
Have some fun.
This is really important and often forgotten. As adults, we forget the value of having fun.
Whatever activity is fun for you, book it into your calendar. Treat it as important as any other activity that is booked in your calendar.
Even if you can only fi...
December 2, 2015
Yawn 10 times in a row.
Yawning 10 times in a row is a very effective way to increase your level of relaxation. It tells your brain to rapidly de-stress.
Research has found that this is more effective than doing 10 minutes of relaxation exercises.
You will have to do...
December 1, 2015
Laughing is wonderful self-care. Even though it may feel like there is nothing to laugh at laughing is an incredibly powerful way to change your state of being.
It is well-documented that laughing:
- lowers blood pressure
- increases vascular blood flow and oxygen...
November 30, 2015
Move your body.
I don’t mean do a big workout. No, I mean get up and move your body for a few minutes.
Put on some music that really makes you want to dance. Even if you hate to dance or are afraid someone will think you look stupid dancing is a great way to lift your...
November 29, 2015
Say No to one invitation this holiday season.
Honor yourself by saying no to just one invitation. The world isn’t going to stop if you stay home from one event/activity/social function.
Pick the function that feels the heaviest. Or, if you really can’t avoid this one,...
November 28, 2015
Get Into Your Right Brain.
Your left brain is full of the chatter that increases your stress. Your right brain is your creative center. When you are tapped into your right brain your body relaxes and your mind chatter relaxes.
You can get into your right brain quite ea...
November 24, 2015
Take an Epsom Salt Bath.
Epsom salt, or magnesium sulfate, is absorbed through the skin. When you soak in it, it draws toxins from the body, calms the nervous system, reduces swelling, relaxes muscles, is a natural emollient, exfoliator, and much more.
It eases stress...
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