To reduce stress, get a pet! A fish, hamster, cat, dog, parakeet, venus fly trap! They give you someone to care for, to focus on and love.
Category Archives: Stress Relief
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Certain foods make you cranky. Some are triggered by salt or caffeine, what affects you? Keep a food-mood log for 1 week to find out!
Sleep Tip: If you snore or grind your teeth, try a mouth guard. They’re fairly cheap, easy to use, and can make a BIG difference.
You’re grumpy. Your partner is grumpy. Sometimes the best solution is to take a hot bath, and let the feelings relax a bit.
Sleep Tip: Take long, slow, deep breaths, and focus on the in and out of each breath. The oxygen and focus will help relax you.
Sleep Tip: Wash hair & face before bed with a non-allergenic shampoo / soap. You might be sensitive to the chemicals inhaled all night.
Sleep Tip: Close your eyes and imagine your PERFECT sanctuary. Give it lots of details.
A beach? Forest? Cottage? It will focus your mind.
Sleep Tip: Have a relaxing cup of herbal tea as you wind down for bed. Chamomile is well known for its sleepy properties.
If you’re feeling grumpy, the world reacts to you in a grumpy way. Get ample sleep. Drink water. Make time to relax. Everything improves!