Need Stress Relief? Try Journaling!

Journaling is one way to help decrease stress in our lives. According to insider.com the benefits of journaling include reduction of stress, calming anxiety, decreasing depression, improving memory, strengthening the immune system, increasing optimism, and helps you cope with trauma. Here is my Youtube Version Other Benefits of Journaling Help you achieve your goals by helping you…

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Stress Relief-Feeling Stressed? Eat An Avocado!

Stress Relief. Are you Stressed? Eat an Avocado! I am going back over all my stress relief posts.  I am updating all of them as if I am starting again, and I am.  I am starting a new YouTube Channel, which has not gone live yet.  It will be called My Story My Divorce God’s…

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Stress Relief Through Self-Care: Let’s Get a Pedicure!

 I believe that taking the time to take care of ourselves can help us relax and reduce our stress.  I found this thought backed up online, and according to Amherst College “taking care of yourself will help maintain your physical, emotional, and mental reserves to prevent and manage stress. So to take care of myself this week,…

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Need Stress Relief? Try Journaling.

 I came across an article,  100 Ways to De-Stress, by Karen Carnabucci. I posted on her first suggestion, using chocolate to destress, Chocolate Meditation.  You can’t go wrong with chocolate:-) Karen’s second suggestion is to Journal.  I do journal but not consistently.  I found it especially helpful when my ex first left.  Through writing, I was able to find pieces of…

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Need Stress Relief? Try Stretching.

Stress seems to be all around us, and many situations can cause stress in our lives.   There are many ways to help decrease our levels of stress, and one of these ways is the act of stretching. Your body can become stiff and tight due to stress and tension. Releasing this tension by stretching…

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Need Stress Relief?-Try Coloring

Divorce and Stress. The stress of divorce ranks second on many stress scales, just behind the death of a spouse.  I disagree with it being second because I see an unwanted divorce as “like a death but with intent.”  Stress can have many adverse effects on your life and your health.  With this in mind,…

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Ways to De-Stress… “Peel an Orange” Aromatherapy

TIME TO DE-STRESS “Peel an orange. Studies show the smell of citrus can help reduce stress.”Huff Post Ok folks, it’s time to de-stress. Those of us going through a divorce seem to be a reservoir for stress. I never had any unhealthy anxiety or depression issues until I was blindsided by marital separation after decades…

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Stress Relief-Flowers and Stress Relief

 I do love flowers.  I used to spend a lot of time at Garden Centers and Parks taking photos of flowers.  I found it very relaxing to immerse myself in the environment of the flower gardens.  I think I found peace among the beautiful plants, and in that, some of the stress in my life…

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Divorce and Stress Relief – Try a Hug

Divorce ranks up there with the greatest of stressors.  The stress caused by divorce ranks just under the death of a spouse.  I would disagree with that because to me, “Divorce is like a death but with intent” Going through an unwanted divorce, to me, was the most stressful event in my life so far.…

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Ways to De-Stress-Peel an Orange

Ok, guys, it’s time to de-stress. Those of us going through a divorce seems to be a reservoir for stress. I never had any issues with unhealthy anxiety or depression until I was blindsided with marital separation after decades of marriage. On one stress index scale, that I found, divorce rates the second highest stressor…

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