A Natural Approach to Health, with Rhonda Nolan, NTP

50 Ways to Cope With Stress

I recently saw this on Facebook and decided to share it.  Thanks go to Holistic Hottie and “Mind Food” for this wonderful selection of coping with stress.

Get up 15 minutes earlier.  Prepare for the morning the night before.  Don’t rely on your memory … write things down.  Repair things that don’t work properly.  Make duplicate keys.  Say “No” more often.  Set priorities in your life.  Avoid negative people.  Always make copies of important papers.  Ask for help with jobs you dislike.  Break large tasks into bite sized portions.   Look at problems as challenges.  Smile more.  Be prepared for rain.  Schedule a play time into every day.  Avoid tight fitting clothes.  Take a bubble bath.  Believe in you.  Visualize yourself winning.  Develop a sense of humor.  Stop thinking tomorrow will be a better today.  Have goals for yourself.  Say hello to a stranger.  Look up at the stars.  Practice breathing slowly.  Do brand new things.  Stop a bad habit.  Take stock of your achievements.  Do it today.  Strive for excellence, NOT perfection.  Look at a work of art.  Maintain your weight.  Plant a tree.  Stand up and stretch.  Always have a Plan B.  Learn a new doodle.  Learn to meet your own needs.  Become a better listener.  Know your limitations and let other know them too. Throw a better airplane.  Exercise every day.  Get to work early.  Clean out one closet.  Take a different route to work.  Leave work early (with permission).  Remember you always have options.  Quit trying to “fix” other people.  Get enough Sleep.  Praise other people.  Relax, take each day at a time … you have the rest of your life to live.

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