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101 Ways to Relieve Stress
Get up 15 minutes earlier * Prepare for the morning the night before * Avoid tight fitting clothes * Set appointments ahead of time * Don't rely on memory...write it down * Practice preventive maintenance * Make duplicate keys *Say "no" more often* Set priorities in your life * Avoid negative people * Use time wisely * Simplify meal times * Always make copies of important papers * Anticipate your needs * Repair things that don't work properly * Ask for help with the jobs you dislike * Break large tasks into bite-size portions * Look at problems as challenges * De-clutter your life * Smile * Be prepared for rain * Tickle a baby * Pet a friendly dog/cat * Don't know all the answers * Look for the silver lining * Schedule play time into every day * Take a bubble bath * Be aware of the decisions you make * Believe in yourself *Stop saying negative things to yourself * Give a friend a hug *Develop your sense humor * Stop thinking tomorrow will be a better day * Have goals for yourself * Dance a jig * Say hello to a stranger * Visualize yourself winning * Breathe * Look up at the start * Practice breathing slowly * Learn to whistle a tune * Listen to a symphony * Watch a ballet * read a story curled up in bed * Do a brand new thing * Stop a bad habit * Buy yourself a flower * Take time to smell the flower * Find support from others * Ask someone to be your "vent partner" * Do it today * Work at being cheerful and optimistic * Put safety first * Do everything in moderation * Pay attention to your appearance * Strive for excellence, not perfection * Stretch your limits a little each day * Look at a work of art * Hum a jingle * Maintain your weight * Plant a tree * Feed the birds * Practice grace under pressure * Stand up and stretch* Always have a plan "B" * Lean a new doodle * Memorize a joke * Be responsible for your own feelings * Lean to meet your own needs * Become a better listener * Tell someone "have a good day" in Pig Latin * Throw a paper airplane * Exercise every day * learn the words to a new song * Get to work early * Clean out one closet * Play patty cake with a toddler * Go on a picnic * take a different route to work * Leave work early(with permission) and go to a movie * Put air freshener in your car * Remember you always have options * Have a support network: people/places/things * Quit trying to "fix" other people * Get enough sleep * Talk less and listen more * Freely praise other people * Recognize importance of unconditional love * Relax, you have the rest of your life.