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JPRSAVETTE SparkPoints: (5,215)
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8/5/13 1:15 P

run and take life in small bites

it doesnt matter if you run are still running faster than someone on the couch!!!
BEEBEA SparkPoints: (47,090)
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Posts: 1,147
8/5/13 12:13 P

I try to avoid stressors as much as possible... I take a job I like, be kind to my hubby, drop friends who are dramatic, and don't get busier than I want to be! aka I'm lazy, hahaha.

HAPPYWRITER7 Posts: 9,720
8/5/13 12:09 P

music, writing, a little walk

"It does not matter how slowly you go up, so long as you don't stop."- Confucius

Never. Lose. Hope

FIRYMIST35 Posts: 1,154
8/5/13 12:07 P

Exercise, for me hiking or kayaking are the bomb! They make it all go away. If that's not possible then journaling really does help identify what's really bothering you.

FAITHP44 Posts: 5,471
8/5/13 10:52 A

Walk, pray - often at the same time. Try and identify what the stress is all about and deal with it. Maybe read or watch TV to switch off.

I am certain that God, who began the good work within you, will continue his work until it is finally finished on the day when Christ Jesus returns.
Philippians 1:6
ONTHEPATH2 SparkPoints: (103,737)
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Posts: 5,114
8/5/13 10:48 A

A walk out on the trail...

Grand Rapids, MI

BANKER-CHUCK Posts: 5,965
8/5/13 10:45 A

Ride my motorcycle.


1/1/10 Start Wht 279 lbs
12/1/15 Goal 180

**Maintain** "OR" set new Goal! 170's maybe??
GINNABOOTS Posts: 7,314
8/5/13 10:45 A


CIRANDELLA SparkPoints: (59,534)
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Posts: 6,094
8/5/13 10:35 A

For me, it's a matter of making an effort - and sometimes, it's a huge effort - to mentally switch gears.

"If you're going through hell, keep going."

- Winston Churchill

07SOJO Posts: 1,648
8/5/13 10:31 A

I like to pound metal!

You NEVER regret a workout!
Love Sojo
TIG123GER SparkPoints: (76,906)
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8/5/13 10:07 A

I love to read and do cross stitch and in the winter we do puzzles.

Lay aside life-harming heaviness and entertain a cheerful disposition.
BLUENOSE63 SparkPoints: (107,996)
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Posts: 2,954
8/5/13 6:45 A

If I am not working out to relieve stress, my backup plan is Crosswords. I also love to do really large puzzles.

KEELIEFRA3 SparkPoints: (697)
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8/5/13 3:57 A

I eat because of emotional issues that I don't know how to deal with. I will try to distract myself every time I want to eat outside of my meals and planned snacks.

ETHELMERZ SparkPoints: (141,526)
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8/4/13 9:24 P

Don't sweat the small stuff helps, but easier said than done, as is everything else.

CAMEOSUN SparkPoints: (86,180)
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8/2/13 2:50 P

Going for a walk. Cleaning the house. Reading something interesting...anything to distract.

~ Do what good you can, and go in peace ~

ALNMSN123 SparkPoints: (5,554)
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8/2/13 12:17 P

Exercise does help, but I still feel stressed because my husband has Parkinson's and it is very hard to deal with. emoticon

ETHELMERZ SparkPoints: (141,526)
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5/26/13 9:36 P

Drinking good, strong, black coffee.

AMARANTHA120S Posts: 474
5/26/13 9:19 P

exercise mostly

"Maintenance of a major weight loss sometimes means dealing with the regains." ~ Me

"Constant vigilance." ~ Mad Eyed Moody
MARYANN333 Posts: 1,481
5/26/13 8:06 P

A soft type of yoga to release muscle tension.

5/22/13 7:13 P

Valium. :-) JK

Long walks.

ASHLEYGILLE SparkPoints: (12,735)
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Posts: 1,889
5/22/13 7:08 P

When I walk, I'm able to clear my head and de-stress. Do something positive that you enjoy. xo

5/22/13 6:46 P

I like to do guided meditations or listen to binaural beats.

HICKORYRN Posts: 277
5/22/13 6:34 P

pray, knit, work on a project that interests me.

Time passes either way! I choose to look back one day and be happy I took charge of my mouth instead of looking in the mirror and wishing I had!
BRONXBABE SparkPoints: (126,664)
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Posts: 3,009
5/22/13 6:28 P

When I am on plan, and thinking rationally? I go to the gym. In the heat of the moment, I eat.


The last dejected effort often becomes the winning stroke.
SONICB Posts: 4,339
5/22/13 6:13 P

Go for a run!

LORIVIOLA SparkPoints: (114,386)
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Posts: 1,449
5/21/13 9:28 A

singing, walking, patting my cat. making art. anything that can take me "away" from the stressful moment(s)

Blessed are the flexible, for they shall not be bent out of shape.
FIRECOM SparkPoints: (107,673)
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5/21/13 9:28 A

Analyze the problem, determine if anything can help then do what you have to do to resolve the situation. CALMLY.

"It is easier to raise good children than to fix bad men" by Fredrick Douglas.

Co team leader for Living With Diabetes team.

Co Leader for Healthy Hearts team.

Leader of Gilbert Speaks team.
5/21/13 9:22 A

Walking, listening to music and SHOPPING! *LOL*

You don't stop doing things because you get old--- you get old because you stop doing things!
SPOORK Posts: 1,193
5/21/13 8:33 A


SCHOPPEK Posts: 1,071
5/21/13 7:09 A

Going for a walk/jog, reading, talking to a friend, playing with my dog!

"Above all else, guard your heart, for it is the wellspring of life."
Proverbs 4:23
SHERYLDS Posts: 14,427
5/21/13 6:15 A

taking time out, sitting down, having a cup of tea (usually with fruit or oatmeal), calling a friend to vent, and then thinking about how to resolve the issue.

Edited by: SHERYLDS at: 5/21/2013 (06:15)
Sheryl NJ-EST. EL for 2016 5% Challenge/Spirited UnderDawgs

Asses to Ashes, Guts to Dust
Getting Rid of this Weight is an Absolute Must
TRYINGHARD54 Posts: 5,194
5/21/13 5:55 A


GETINTHEGROOVE SparkPoints: (346)
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5/21/13 5:54 A

Whats your way of relieveing stress.? emoticon

Think positive every day!
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