Going through a break up can be really stressful. You thought this was the one, but it didn’t work out. Whether you saw the break up coming or not. You are still left with the same feelings and questions. What did I do wrong? Will I ever meet the right person?

As human beings we are designed to need a relationship in our life. Not everybody can admit this, so, good for you if you can. But, relationships have highs and lows. Not every relationship can survive the lows. And that’s alright.

After ending a relationship, you go through a grieving process. You need to let yourself go through this. Try and learn something from the loss of the relationship. Lik, now you know what you don’t like.

Here are 5 tips for reducing stress after a break up:

  1. Give yourself 5 minutes a day of worry time. It’s easy to obsess about the relationship and worry if you will ever meet the right person. This can interfere with all the other things you need to do. It can also interfere with your play time. Set aside 5 minutes each day to worry or obsess over the loss of the relationship. You can set the time up for when you get home from work. Then, every time you think about the relationship remind yourself of the time…

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Everyone has experienced stress at some point in their life. You are worried you will not get a good grade on your history final. You are worried you won’t have enough money to repair your car. You can’t get your boss to notice the extra work you have done. The list goes on.

Stress comes in and out of your life. At times, it is out of your control. The truth of the matter is, you can’t control anyone. What this means is, you need to learn how to reduce stress in your life. You can’t keep going. Your body and your mind need a break.

Here are 11 ways to reduce stress right now:

  1. Try some light yoga. With yoga you get the mind and body connection. This is a great way to reduce stress. Start with a few gentle poses. Simply rotating your neck can do wonders.
  2. Do an art project. This will change your focus. All you need are some pencils and paper. Pick an object to sketch, or sketch your pet. You can also color. I love all of the coloring books that are out now for adults.
  3. Write it out. Keeping a journal can help reduce stress. This will help get your feelings out. Nobody has to see it, so you can say what you want. If you’d like you can pick…

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If stress has you feeling worried and anxious, then it is time to take a meditation break. We live in a fast paced world. You are taught that you never do enough or never have enough. This leaves you feeling depleted, and like you can never get ahead.

What if I told you to stop and do nothing for 10 minutes? You would probably think I am crazy. But, that is exactly what meditation is. This is good for your brain and your overall health. Children will play until they are exhausted, and their parent makes them stop and go to bed. As an adult you have no one to stop you. This means you must stop yourself.

Sometimes, you feel if you have nothing to do that something is wrong. That is not the case. Remember, there is always tomorrow and the work will always be there. I want you to stop what you are doing right now, and take a deep breath. Slowly inhale and slowly exhale to the count of five. Try it again. Do it for 10 minutes. Make sure to clear your mind. If thoughts come up, don’t judge them just let them float away.

Here are 5 ways meditation helps in reducing stress:

  1. Meditation makes it alright to do nothing. You don’t always have to be doing something. When was the…

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Are you tired of feeling stressed out? Do you feel you are working a second shift when you get home? Many people go into a relationship, thinking it will make them happy and reduce stress. Many couples find out, this is not the case.

At first it is bliss. Your partner can’t do anything wrong. But, after a while things change. You begin to see your partner as a real human being, flaws and all. This may start to make you feel unloved and stressed out.

Here are 5 tips for reducing stress in a relationship:

  1. Build a culture of understanding in your relationship. It’s easy to want to fix the problem first. You can’t fix anything unless you have a culture of understanding. This means you need to listen to one another. Share stories about your past. What have you overcome in your life? How was your parent’s relationship. We learn how to be in relationships through our family of origin. What does this mean? You don’t know what you don’t know.
  2. Don’t get caught up in expectations. If you ask me, I think people should go into a relationship without expectations. We live in a world where everything is about setting goals. It’s easy to get caught up in the goal, and miss out on enjoying the process. Neither you are your partner are perfect.…

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Remember when you were a child, laughing came so easily. The average child laughs 300 to 500 times a day. While, the average adult laughs 15 times a day. What happened there? As a child you couldn’t wait to be an adult. Now, you are and life may seem a little stale.

When children laugh, they usually have a good belly laugh. Even when adults laugh, they aren’t always using their stomach muscles. Now, ask yourself when was the last time you had a good belly laugh? One where you just couldn’t stop laughing. Laughing just makes you feel good. It’s better than medicine.

Here are 3 reasons laughter is the best medicine:

  1. It helps activate and relieve your stress response. A good belly laugh fires up and then cools down your stress response. It also increases your heart rate and blood pressure. The result is a good, relaxed feeling.
  2. Stimulates many organs. Laughter stimulates your lungs, heart and muscles. It also increases the endorphins that are released to your brain. You can’t beat an endorphin high. It also enhances your intake of oxygen-rich air.
  3. Soothe tension. Laughter helps stimulate circulation and aid muscle relaxation. This can help reduce some of the physical symptoms of stress.

Laughter isn’t just a quick fix, it’s also good for the long haul. Here are 2 long-term benefits:

  1. Helps relieve pain. Laughing…

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