Tuesday, October 20, 2009

37 Things To Do When You Are Feeling Overwhelmed


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From misstreah via Ellencubed blog.

Feeling overwhelmed? Does the stress of the day make you want to resort to a negative coping mechanism? Try keeping yourself from being overwhelmed with one (or many) of the following:

Write in your journal
Take yourself on an Artist Date
Buy yourself a plant
Take a long hot bath
Do some restorative yoga poses
Pop or stomp on bubble wrap
Rent your favourite movie
Take a nap
Spend time with your pet
Read one of your favourite children's books
Plan your dream vacation
Practice deep breathing
Go for a walk
Give yourself a manicure and/or pedicure
Make a vision board
Hug someone
Take a long bike ride or drive
Cook your favourite meal
Color in a coloring book
Listen to soothing music
Take a trip to a toy store
Finger paint
Play with silly putty or play-doh
Go to your favourite safe place
Practice mindful meditation
Read your favourite blogs
Play a word association game
Draw anything that comes to mind
Do something that you loved doing as a kid
Create something
Put on your favourite music and dance
Build a fort
Do something for someone else
Call someone
Curl up in bed with a plush toy
Write a list of things you are a grateful for
Write a love letter to yourself or someone else


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