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Healthy ways to deal with stress?

Asked by Jude (32185points) February 9th, 2009
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What do you do to “de-stress”? Booze/drugs need not apply. ;-)

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aprilsimnel's avatar

Exercise.

Rope jumping is good. You can sing yourself the same jumprope songs you sang as a kid to make it fun!

RandomMrdan's avatar

yeah I’ll second exercise, and creating a healthy diet. I like to listen to music, create a specific playlist that has only music you find soothing in it.

dynamicduo's avatar

Exercise. More specifically, a punching bag, a treadmill, anything I can either express my pent up rage o, or can get absorbed into such that I’m not brewing over the rage.

Aethelwine's avatar

Hike in the woods. The silence helps tremendously!

seVen's avatar

Meditate on God’s Word especially Psalms/Proverbs/Phillipians

gailcalled's avatar

Exercise can include furious house-cleaning. But, I would choose a fast walk outside somewhere beautiful. Take a plastic bag along and clean up the debris.

flameboi's avatar

industrial amounts of coffee and cigarretes… mmm you said healthy, gosh, I don’t know! read!

veneziana's avatar

Lots of sex with your significant other

nebule's avatar

drinking, eating, smoking… all in moderation of course :-)

although there’s always

Meditation
Homeopathy
Massage
Chinese Medicine
Journalling
Fasting
Sleep
Thinking loving thoughts
Sex

again…all in moderation…ok; maybe not the last one

lifeisthegamethatmustbeplayed's avatar

Try riding a bike. The wind in your hair on a crisp fall day is unbeatable.

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cinnAmini's avatar

All of these suggestions are fantastic. I especially love @nebule ‘s :] My number one stress management tool is the trifecta of yoga + deep breathing + mediation. Those three things, especially when done together and on a regular basis, literally melt the stress away from my neck, shoulders, heart and mind.

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