Monday, 14 November 2011

50 Stress Relievers That Take 5 Minutes Or Less

1. Take ten deep breaths. 2. Do push-ups, crunches, or pull-ups 3. Play with a pet 4. Take a short walk 5. Read an article in the newspaper 6. Call a friend 7. Listen to a song 8. Watch a video on YouTube 9. Play an instrument 10. Meditate 11. Eat a healthy snack 12. Spark a conversation 13. Make yourself a cup of coffee 14. Sit in the sun and get some fresh air 15. Doodle 16. Sing a favorite song 17. Dance 18. Drum on your desk 19. Count your blessings 20. Make plans to go out to dinner 21. Go outside and feed the birds 22. Do a small favor for someone 23. Write a note to a loved one 24. Water the plants 25. Look through a photo album 26. Take a shot of liquor or take a hit of cannabis – unwind a bit 27. Do a search on Google for “funny jokes” 28. Gaze at the stars 29. Get a back massage 30. Stretch or do yoga 31. Take a quick shower 32. Write a poem 33. Check your email or Facebook 34. Make a list of old things around the house to donate 35. Clean your desk 36. Try a word puzzle or Sudoku 37. Spend a moment with your children 38. Do jumping jacks 39. Scream at the top of your lungs (or into a pillow if you don’t want to disturb anyone) 40. Go to the bathroom 41. Play a game of billiards or ping pong 42. Check the local weather report 43. Sit somewhere with good scenery 44. Make a list of things to do on the weekend 45. Recite a prayer 46. Daydream 47. Wash your face with cold water 48. Take a power nap (make sure to set an alarm!) 49. Read your affirmations 50. Drive around town briefly

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