November 7, 2011

50 Ways To Cope With Stress

Saw this on Tumblr awhile back, but saw it again the other day and it really hit me. Some are just silly, and others are pretty insightful. Mainly they're just good little reminders, especially with the holiday season coming up and the last couple months of school taking place, which will be stressful, so I need to just take a deep breath. It's all gonna be okay. Whatever you're going through, I hope this inspires you in some way or another, whether it's appreciating the small things in life or coming up with better study habits. Sometimes we just need to take it slow!
  1. Prepare for the morning the night before
  2. Don't rely on your memory...write things down
  3. Repair things that don't work properly
  4. Make duplicate keys
  5. Say no more often
  6. Set priorities in you life
  7. Avoid negative people
  8. Always make copies of important papers
  9. Ask for help with jobs you dislike
  10. Break large tasks into bite sized portions
  11. Looks at problems as challenges
  12. Smile more
  13. Be prepared for rain
  14. Schedule a play time into everyday 
  15. Avoid tight fitting clothes
  16. Take a bubble bath
  17. Believe in YOU
  18. Visualize yourself winning
  19. Develop a sense of humor
  20. Stop thinking TOMORROW will be a better day
  21. Have goals for yourself
  22. Say hello to a stranger
  23. Look up at the stars
  24. Practice breathing slowly
  25. Do brand new things
  26. Stop a bad habit
  27. Take stock of your achievements
  28. Do it today
  29. Strive for excellence, not perfection
  30. Look at a work of art
  31. Maintain your weight
  32. Plant a tree
  33. Stand up and stretch
  34. Always have a plan B
  35. Learn a new doodle
  36. Learn to meet your own needs
  37. Become a better listener
  38. Know your limitations and let others know them too
  39. Throw a paper airplane
  40. Exercise everyday
  41. Get to work early
  42. Clean out one closet
  43. Take a different route to work
  44. Leave work early (with permission)
  45. Remember you always have options
  46. Quit trying to "fix" other people
  47. Get enough sleep
  48. Praise other people
  49. Get up 15 minutes earlier
  50. Relax, take each day at a have the rest of your life to LIVE

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