Relax. You deserve it, it’s good for you and it takes less or more time but definitely worth it.
All forms of exercise can ease depression and anxiety. Yoga, meditate, dancing, a walk in a park or breathe deeply.
Listen to soothing music, blow off steam to more upbeat tunes or sing at the top of your lungs.
3. REACH OUT
Social network is one of the best tools for handling stress. Talk face to face or phone. Share what’s going on.
4. LAUGH OUT LOUD
Lighten up by tuning in to your favorite sitcom or video, read the comics or Reddit or chat with someone who makes you smile.
5. PHOTOCOPY YOUR FACE
Sounds weird but it is a classic that never goes out of style.
6. COLORING BOOK
Buy an adult coloring book or print out images online or download an app.
7. PAMPER YOURSELF
Go to the spa and enjoy the Swedish massage, get yourself a foot rub, step in the sauna or take a sip of a chamomile tea. For home, soak in a bathtub; add lavender bath oils or aromatherapy candles and you’re well on your way to complete Zen. Give yourself a scalp massage to melt away your tension
8. GO ON A TRIP
Enjoy your vacation and relax to your hearts content.
9. BE GRATEFUL
“Being grateful for your blessings cancels out negative thoughts and worries,” says Joni Emmerling.