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100 Ways to Reduce Stress 

 

 

 

Stress is "Physical, chemical, or emotional factor that causes bodily or mental tension and may be a factor in disease causation."*  In other words-stress reduces the quality of your life and can be a factor in premature death.  The easy tips to help control stress will help but there are times all of us need expert advice to overcome old habits that increase stress.  Circle of Christian Women's e-bookstore gives advise from experts not only on general stress but how to handle stressful circumstances in daily life.

  1. Get enough sleep
  2. Get up 15 minutes early.
  3. Prepare for the morning the night before.
  4. Avoid tight-fitting clothes.
  5. Don't rely on your memory.
  6. Practice preventative maintenance.
  7. Make duplicate keys and store them where you can get to them.
  8. Say "no" more often.
  9. Set priorities in your life.
  10. Avoid negative people.
  11. Use your time wisely.
  12. Simplify everything you can.
  13. Make copies of important papers and store them where you'll be able to find them.
  14. Repair anything that doesn't work properly.
  15. Ask for help.
  16. Chunk down big jobs into little ones.
  17. View problems as challenges.
  18. Look at challenges as opportunities.
  19. Unclutter your life.
  20. Smile
  21. Be prepared for rain.
  22. Laugh at something.
  23. Pet a dog or cat
  24. Don't try to know all the answers.
  25. Look for the silver lining.
  26. Say something nice to someone.
  27. Teach a kid to fly a kite.
  28. Walk in the rain.
  29. Schedule some time each day to play.
  30. Take a long shower or a bubble bath.
  31. Be conscious of the decisions you make.
  32. Believe in yourself.
  33. Stop beating yourself up.
  34. Stop saying negative things to yourself.
  35. Visualize yourself winning.
  36. Develop your sense of humor.
  37. Stop thinking that tomorrow will be a better day.
  38. Set goals for yourself.
  39. Say hello to a stranger.
  40. Ask a friend for a hug.
  41. Give a friend a hug.
  42. Look at the stars.
  43. Breathe slowly.
  44. Learn to whistle.
  45. Read a poem.
  46. Listen to some music you've never heard before.
  47. Watch a ballet.
  48. Read something.
  49. Do something new.
  50. Stop a bad habit.
  51. Buy yourself a flower.
  52. Smell the flowers.
  53. Find support from others.
  54. Give support to others.
  55. Do eat  it today.
  56. Work at being cheerful and optimistic.
  57. Put safety first.
  58. Do everything you do in moderation.
  59. Pay attention to your appearance.
  60. Strive for excellence, not perfection.
  61. Stretch your limits a little each day.
  62. Look at a painting or a sculpture.
  63. Hum a song.
  64. Eat nutritiously.
  65. Plant a tree.
  66. Feed a bird.
  67. Practice grace under pressure.
  68. Stand up and stretch.
  69. Have a "plan B"
  70. Draw a picture.
  71. Buy some crayons and color.
  72. Learn a joke.
  73. Be responsible for your feelings.
  74. Meet your own needs.
  75. Know you limitations and let others know them, too.
  76. Throw a paper airplane.
  77. Exercise
  78. Learn the words to a song.
  79. Get to work early.
  80. clean out one closet or one drawer.
  81. Go on a picnic.
  82. Take a different route to work.
  83. Put an air freshener in your car.
  84. Watch a movie.
  85. Eat some popcorn while you are watch a movie.
  86. Write a note to someone you haven't heard from in a while.
  87. Take a walk.
  88. Go to a ball game and scream.
  89. Eat a meal by candle light.
  90. Recognize the importance of unconditional love.
  91. Remember that stress is an attitude.
  92. Keep a journal.
  93. Practice a smile.
  94. Remember that there are always options.
  95. Develop a support system.
  96. Quit trying to "fix" people.
  97. Talk less
  98. Listen more
  99. Praise others
  100. Stop counting things.

 

 

 

 

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