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    Save Yourself From Stress

    Stress is a common feature of modern life. From time to time, we all experience stress. It was just the other day I felt like ripping my hair from being overwhelmed with what I have to do and how far I still need to go. Fighting with anxiety can sometimes make it difficult to cope, let alone de clutter your mind. I’ve lived with anxiety for most of my adult life that I know what can easily trigger a breakdown so I’ve learned to tackle some stress fairly easily. In other cases, it can build up until it takes over our lives. With stress, it’s always beneficial to give yourself a breather if you think things are getting too much. The longer you leave stressful situations to brew and bubble, the higher the risk of significant implications.

    If you’re feeling stressed, or you’re looking for new ways of coping, sometimes new hobby may be the answer. Here are some ideas you might want to consider if you’re looking to beat stress for good.

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    Live A Stress-Free Life With These Tips

    It’s impossible to get through life without experiencing any stress at all. But for someone who suffers from anxiety, stress can easily be a hit or miss as a trigger. Since I was 17 I tried to make sense of my anxiety as I never knew what it was or how to deal with it so I found ways to make it easier to live with it.  There are various ways that you can learn how to live with stress and cope a lot better with it. Are you interested in overcoming your anxieties and worries? Here are some remarkable tips that could help you live a better life.

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    The Best Ways To Wind Down and Relax After A Stressful Day

    We all know the importance of getting enough rest, and relaxing during our time off. This is so much more than just a luxury; it’s paramount to maintaining both our physical and mental health. Without a chance to relax and unwind, we can quickly feel overworked, exhausted and overwhelmed. If you work a stressful job, have had a particularly bad day or are just looking for ways to relax and chill out- here are a few things to consider!

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    Liberate Your Creativity

    One of the best ways to spend your free time is with creative and productive hobbies. Many studies show that being creative has benefits for your health especially when dealing with anxiety and depression. It can improve brain functions, relieve stress, and some creative interests can even develop into careers. Plus, nothing beats the feeling of creating something yourself.

    There are many paths to creativity. Whether you’re musically inclined or have an artistic mind, there are hobbies to help you unleash your potential. Here are some of the best creative projects everyone should try.

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    Improve the Quality of Your Sleep with These Simple Steps

    Sleep is one of my favourite things to do, but not all of us can achieve a good night’s sleep. We all lead busy lives, with many demands on our time. We have family commitments, work and school obligations as well as social and domestic requirements. So if you don’t have an adequate sleep, it really can affect how you go on and function each day. So many of us do struggle to get enough sleep. Suffering from anxiety (such as myself) kills your desire to sleep in more ways than one. There have been plenty of times where I can feel my eyes and body be completely exhausted but my mind will continue to work even into the early mornings. Even if you do get sleep, the quality of it might not be very good. It is so important to be able to rest as much as you can, though. It will help you to function in your daily life better. Your moods will improve, which can help your relationships, as well as what you eat. So it is pretty much a no-brainer that getting good sleep should be a top priority. Here are a few ideas to help you.

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    Live a Full, Healthy and Happy Life

    Good health and happiness are some of the most important things to achieve in life. They will allow you to enjoy life, live to the fullest and fulfil your potential. But when we’re all so busy it can seem like there aren’t enough hours in the day to do much else other than work and sleep, and it’s true- leading a full and happy life does take some thought and consideration. You’ll need to manage your time well, and make good choices where possible. Coming from someone who suffers from anxiety things can easily get tough to live through your day-to-day activities but here are some things to think about that is helpful whether you suffer from anxiety or not… 

     

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    Coloring Outside the Lines

    Living with anxiety I have always tried to find outlets to ease my mind. However, the more I rely on certain activities the more I become prone to them. I try to switch it up from reading a book to a crochet project to playing video games. Recently I have added coloring on my list of go-to’s. I have always enjoyed coloring since I was a child; I remember making mini children picture books and giving them to my school librarian to read to the class. Embarrassing. So it got me thinking, if I enjoyed it so much as a child why can’t I enjoy it as an adult?

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