Sometimes it is just the little things that make a big difference. Practice just five Stress Busters each day
and practice them, and you will feel the tension leave!
**Lie in bed and listen to the rain.
**Dry off with towels warmed in the dryer.
**Hold hands when walking with your loved one.
**Make a surprise call to an old friend.
**Engage in a purposeful, stimulating conversation.
**Spend the day at the beach -- any time.
**Carry out your promised favor.
**Tell the new guy your *Inside* jokes.
**Kiss and make up.
**Plant that first kiss. (Any kiss.)
**Spend time with puppies, babies, and kittens.
**Give up your parking space for today.
**Sip on a Turtles hot chocolate.
**Take that surprise road trip.
**Swing on a swing.
**Fall in love all over again.
**Go to a really good concert.
**Bake homemade cookies for the entire office.
**Treat yourself to a free day.
**Pay a compliment.
**Learn something new and exciting.
**Get lost in a great book.
**Treat family to a really great movie.
**Reply to your emails the same day.
**Do something, anything one time only.
**Accept yourself just as you are.
**Buy a present -- just because.
**Give the first crocus of spring.
**The first day of fresh snow, go skiing.
**Do that promised home improvement.
**Have yourself a really good cry.
**Next time say, “No charge.”
**Do the work you love.
**Finish that important project.
**Wear only comfortable shoes.
**Buy that sweater you really want.
**Enjoy a brand new day; a fresh start.
Go to the next step of your guide on how to manage stress: Laughing Your Stress Away