What's your stress relief?

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Tanichca, Oct 23, 2011.

  1. Tanichca

    Tanichca Sparkle Magnet

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    Hello all. Well, life has been stressful lately, and I've found that when I'm stressed, I LOVE baking, because I can't think of the stressful situation since I'm so busy trying to follow the recipe. Anyway, In the last week, I've made three kinds of cookies, a cake, pudding, pasta, egg salad, pancakes with peach cobbler syrup... you get the picture. And I was wondering... what is it you guys do to help you with stress?


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  2. goldies99

    goldies99 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    take a walk.....and play with the chickens!!!...you have to get out of the kitchen!!!....[​IMG]
     
  3. AquaEyes

    AquaEyes Chillin' With My Peeps

    I'm at the beginning of a long path toward an image of life I've had since I was a kid, but until a few years ago, never did much that would get me to that goal. Well, when I'm having a stressful day, I take a moment to read through some of the books I've collected on topics relating to the things I want to do with my "dream home", and while I'm reading, I take moments to close my eyes and visualize putting those pieces in place. Bit by bit, I'm sort of making a movie in my head that will (hopefully) be completed in reality in a few years, and I sort of take a mini mental vacation there for a while. After that, I realize that anything that's really annoying in the present is just a fleeting moment on the way to my eventual goal. It's weird, I know, but so am I.

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  4. Lothiriel

    Lothiriel Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    When I get stressed (which is not very often -- I don't stress easily) I play my guitar -- acoustic fingerstyle. Or I go outside.
     
  5. Poultrybonkers

    Poultrybonkers Overrun With Chickens

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    When im stressed I listen to imogen heap her voice calms me down.
     
  6. new2chickens2011

    new2chickens2011 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Me too! Baking is a great stress reliever!! [​IMG]
     
  7. EmtheFishLady

    EmtheFishLady We're all mad here

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    I jog, or set up a new fish tank, or play with my dog...
     
  8. MetalSmitten

    MetalSmitten Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i got a hobby that involved fire and hammers. [​IMG] (i make silver jewelry, hehe) that usually works.

    i wish baking helped me relax! it actually frustrates me hah. probably because i'm no good at it.
     
  9. sheila3935

    sheila3935 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I go outside and sit with the chickens. Just sit there quietly watching them go about their everyday lives. Listen to the sounds God has given me. Breathing deeply. And before I know it all the stress has melted away.
     
  10. vebyrd36

    vebyrd36 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hmm stress I eat it for breakfast with my coffee. No really I like to just enjoy live take a look what's around me the little things in life that matters those are stress relievers. Many times just stopping and listening to nature is my moto.
     

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