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Destress Activities Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Destress Activities.

Plan the Perfect Girls Day Out

Friendships seem to be front and center throughout childhood and early adulthood, but once careers get into full swing and families start to grow, female friendships often take a back seat to other priorities. Nurturing good friendships is hugely imp...  Read more

9 Ways to Get 10,000 Steps a Day

By now you've probably heard the latest research. Sitting is even worse for our health (and fitness) than we thought. And even if you do exercise regularly, you still face health risks if you are sedentary for the rest of your day (you know, the...  Read more

Sporty Dogs: The Best Breeds for Active People

If you're an active and outdoorsy person who likes running, hiking or boating, it's nice to have some company who shares your passion. When your friends and loved ones aren't available, there's a dog for that.     Before...  Read more

50 Easy Ways to Burn 100 Calories

Everything you do burns calories—breathing, sleeping, standing, and all of the active pursuits you enjoy. But what does it take to burn just 100 calories? You may be surprised by how little—or how much—activity you have to do to ach...  Read more

Embrace Your Inner Child to Get in Shape

Ever notice how you can’t spell "workout" without the word "work?" Most of us view work as something we have to do, not necessarily something that we want to do. It's the opposite of leisure and the killer of fun. We all...  Read more

Lost my activity tracker this afternoon....not goi
Updated 9/18/2016 11:40:09 PM

Lost my activity tracker this afternoon....not going to lie, I'm a bit lost. I love pushing myself to see my goal met. #tracker...  Read more

We define activity level as: sedentary (sitting mo

We define activity level as: sedentary (sitting most of the day), lightly active (standing a lot - nurse, teacher), or active (moving around all day - waiter). Sedentary includes light walking on the job, light housekeeping, running errands, etc....  Read more

Anyone here use/used the Misfit Flash activity tra
Updated 9/16/2016 4:18:31 PM

Anyone here use/used the Misfit Flash activity tracker? It's the only one i can afford that has what i need but the reviews are very mixed dont know what to believe. #help...  Read more

Has anyone tried one of these watch like activity
Updated 9/9/2016 3:35:19 PM

Has anyone tried one of these watch like activity trackers. Which onevis good....  Read more

Physical Activity
Updated 9/12/2016 11:54:06 AM

Getting exercise even though I am working and tired at the end of the day! I am scheduling this in and doing it! 244 244...  Read more


Learn some deep breathing techniques to help you destress and relax. SIDE NOTE:Many people say smoking calms them down. Think of the action they are doing: breathing deeply. Smokers should eliminate the cigarette, and practice the breathing they know...  Read more

My Guilty Pleasure

Guilty pleasures don't have to cost you calories! I'm in Iraq, work out alone in my quarters and use which allows me to "create" my own radio station that streams through my laptop. My go-to workout station at age 39? "Britney Spears Ra...  Read more


The official State of Alabama Team for residents only. Check out our team page for loads of motivating activities!...  Read more

Sleep Better Tonight

Think the solution to your fatigue is an earlier bedtime? Getting enough sleep is important, but it’s also the quality that counts—and there’s more to it than just a comfy bed. Also complicating things: As you get older, your sleep...  Read more

10 De-stressing Methods Put to the Test

From relationship troubles to overwhelming workloads, lots of things can stress you out. Thankfully, there are a slew of strategies that promise to help you feel better fast. But do all of them really work? We challenged real women to try out 10 of t...  Read more