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Stressed, me??

Friday, June 07, 2013

So, a stress journal . . . I know I need to relieve some of the ridiculous stress I am under. Sometimes it feels impossible, but at least I can try to lessen what I can control. If I can list the things that are most stressful, maybe I can get on top of them.
Finances, finances, finances
living situation
selling the house

that's probably more than enough. it seems to completely take over my life.
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  • KELLIEBEAN
    Journaling my stress helps me. If nothing else, it clears the clutter rolling around in my head so I can think more clearly. It's helps prioritize things too when you see it in black in white.

    I had a challenging day yesterday but I kept telling myself, it's not a bad day, just a couple bad moments I'm holding on to. It brought back bad memories and overwhelmed me. The stress busting tools kicked in yesterday.

    I also went for a run and did some strength straining. Exercise really helps blow off steam.

    Good luck!

    1279 days ago
  • USMAWIFE
    exercise great for stress.. work off your frustrations that way
    1280 days ago
  • AUTUMNHOPE
    The stress journal really helped me.Instead of reaching for a bag of chips & covering up the emotions I try to specifically write why I'm stressed. What exactly is happening . Why I'm afraid & then try to come up with a plan to deal with it better.

    I am under a lot of stress everyday. Sometimes it seems unbearable. I can't change what is happening , but I can change the way I react to it . I joined the Stress Busters team & it's helped some.
    I practiced the breathing exercise today & it was a help. I think especially at bedtime when thoughts tend to race.
    1280 days ago
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