How I De-Stress

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Feeling stressed is something that’s not new to anyone. For me, I am a person who easily gets stressed out over work, daily schedules, relationships, or just my everyday life. I’ve tried all the advice from experts on how to de-stress by meditating, managing your time, staying organized, maintaining a healthy lifestyle (even utilizing adult coloring books)…and honestly all these suggestions just make me even more stressed out because I then feel more anxious when I fail to accomplish what was expected out of me.

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As cliched as it sounds, I find that one of the most effective ways to relax my mind is to listen to music.  No, not meditation music, but any music that gives me life and energy. I listen to any kind of genre. But I especially love indie pop or soft rock that are upbeat enough that you can dance and sing along, but also mellow that you can sit down, sip a cup of coffee or tea, and just enjoy the moment doing whatever you like. Almost every weekend after a long work week, I would find some time to myself, turn on my record and let myself loose to do whatever I want, whatever that makes me happy. I just find that time to be so relaxing and sometimes I even think clearly about the dilemma that is causing me stress in the first place.

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Dressing comfortably can also relax your body and mind. Slouchy sweaters and boyfriend jeans are always my go-to when I am at home. And of course, you can never forget your favorite fuzzy slippers! You can shop my comfy style below: