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Depends on how crazy the day is. A cup of tea on balcony, meditation or yoga



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I like to go for a run to rid myself of the stress of being busy

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a glass of wine and a good book



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Read a book or knit, and enjoy a cup of tea.

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Sitting outside and watching the birds.


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Baking, reading or crochet



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a glass of wine and a good book!



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I sit in my favorite chair and watch an old movie.

"It is never too late to be what you might have been." by George Eliot.


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public television-no commercials, we get three different PBS channels so there is always something interesting and educational or entertaining

"People will forget what you said, forget what you did perhaps, but people will never forget how you made them feel."


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snuggle in bed and read a good book



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Long hot shower



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tv



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busy - sit and vegetate

stressful - clean something



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Sparks log in, stream a TV series, browse a magazine, COFFEE

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Try too



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A shower, dinner, a glass of wine and some TV after exercising.



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I like to putter around in the garden and then watch TV for an hour or two and then finish off the night goofing around on the computer.

Feed your head.


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read, snuggle with my boyfriend, bead jewelry.

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meditate



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I fire up the IPOD to listen to music and grab a stack of magazines to peruse or I read one of my books



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Glass of wine on the deck, listening to the birds sing.



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sit in my easy chair and surf the web emoticon

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Read or knit



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snuggle down with a book & a cup of tea.

Never give up.
: ) Liz


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watch TV and play games on my iPad



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Play with my cats



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I take a nice hot shower, put on my "jammies" and crotchet while watching TV.



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Read a magazine or good book



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puzzles

T from NYC.

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It depends on my mood, but some things I do to relax are: take a hot shower where I relax my mind, play games on my iPod- which is not as much fun as it used to be except Words with Friends, read when I have the time and mental energy, watch nice funny shows or ones I really enjoy, listen to my favorite music, etc. I don't do any one of these things on a real regular basis anymore, just randomly when the mood strikes me and I need to relax.

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read or watch tv or take a shower


I did my best today, tomorrow I will do even better.


 
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Prayer works, that's for sure!



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A quite ride home followed by a bubble bath!



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Brisk walk and then play the guitar



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Nice long hot shower



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After I get home from work, I take my shower, grab my laptop, and catch up on the daily events in my friends and families lives, then I head off to bed.



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Exercise helps. I also like cooking.

If you focus on results, you will never change. If you focus on change, you will get results.

- It's Janine!


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Well, I'm consistent.............was going to post hot soak in the tub, but I already posted that!
Let me add bubble bath, a glass of wine and aromatherapy and some yoga. I have recently been introduced to aromatherapy oils and boy, do I love them. I even carry a small spritzer in my pocket at work at spray and inhale. Oh, the journeys it takes me to.............so calming.



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Listen to worship music and pray

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Eat dinner and watch programs recorded on DVR.

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read

" Oh eternal and everlasing God, direct my thoughts, words and work"

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tv works well to decompress

If you focus on results, you will never change. If you focus on change, you will get results.

- It's Janine!


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Philippians 4:13 I can do all things through Christ which strengthens me.
Philippians 4:19 But my God shall supply all your need according to his riches in glory by Christ Jesus
Matthew 6:33 But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you.
John 14:6 Jesus said unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life; no man cometh unto the Father, but by me.
Ephesians 6:10 Finally, my brethren, be strong in the Lord, and in the pow


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A glass or two of wine and snuggle in to a TV show with the hubby.

Time to take care of ME!


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about 45 mins on the computer, dinner with my family and then an hour or so walking or working out!

I can do it!!
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Getting into pajamas early and reading, with my two cats by my side.


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Hot bubble bath and candles and music and NO KIDS!!

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watch tv or sit around talking to my DH and DD

"Be not afraid of going slowly, only of standing still"


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Read, listen to music, watch a movie, take a long bath, hang out with friends, talk on the phone.

"Turn off your television. Go do something."


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Play hay day or candy crush on my ipad

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Meditate, go for a walk, read, listen to music.



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Reading a book or swimming. emoticon

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Cooking really relaxes me. I love moving around our large kitchen after sitting at a desk all day. I also love to work in the garden, and yes, sitting to read the paper, watch tv. etc.



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As weird as it sounds I go for a run. After I cool down it relaxes me.



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read a book



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A glass of wine!



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Reading...



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Reading, crochet, cross stitch or baking.



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Read a really good book.

Lay aside life-harming heaviness and entertain a cheerful disposition.


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A variety of things: read, walk, sing, play my guitar, sew, build things....



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By Sparking, walking, and must I admit, watching T.V.?? :)





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read the paper, watch tv, garden, etc.



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Doing a crossword puzzle or reading a book.



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Hot soak in the bathtub



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I watch TV, but my hands are always busy with crafts or sewing. It's amazing what you can accomplish just be doing a few stitches a day. Pick a project you enjoy doing and set aside some relax time to do it each evening. Some ideas:

Read and learn something new.
Read a romance novel.
Take up drawing or painting.
Embroider.
Cross stitch.
Crochet or knit something -- learn and make everyone scarves for Christmas (easy level).
Sudoko Puzzles.
Jigsaw Puzzles.
Write in a journal about your thoughts or happenings in your day.
Quilt (this is my favorite) -- make small wall hangings for gifts or yourself.
Plan your next day's meals.
Meditate for 1/2 hour.
Close your eyes and put the headphones on and listen to music.
Learn another language.
Take an on-line course.
Take a course at your local community college.
Take up and learn a new hobby like leather craft, stained glass, pottery.
Make new jewelry with inexpensive Good Will jewelry or beads from the craft store.
Hand-write some letters to friends (wow, won't they be surprised).
Walk or exercise.
Clean a tiny portion of a cabinet or drawer or a corner of the room.
Redecorate or repaint a wall.
Research something on the internet that you know nothing about.

There's a great big world out there with endless things to learn about and things to do. The sky is the limit. There's no reason to be bored. Make a pact with yourself that whatever you choose to do, it will be without snacks or foods involved.

Good luck!

Edited by: PATTIJOHNSON at: 6/30/2013 (11:21)
Keep a sense of humor. Remember, laughing burns calories too!

Laugh until it hurts! It's one of the few things in life that's still free!!

Any effort is better than no effort!


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I go for a walk, read a book, and take a hot shower.

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swimming, gardening, or reading



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a book, tv, a walk, good conversations



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just chill with DH

Your encouragement is greatly appreciated!


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I like to crochet or do cross-stitch! Takes my mind off my worries.



 
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6/30/13 12:10 A

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I workout, take a shower, and read.

Janie Garcia Moreno

"WITH GOD ALL THINGS ARE POSSIBLE"

"PRAYER CHANGES THINGS"

"NEVER PUT A QUESTION MARK WHERE GOD HAS PUT A PERIOD!"

"WHAT THE MIND CAN CONCEIVE AND BELIEVE, IT CAN ACHIEVE!"


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6/29/13 11:26 P

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Read, walk or lift weights.

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6/29/13 10:29 P

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LAILA07
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I walk, bike or read. All good stress relievers. Also I like to "Spark" emoticon


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What always worked best for me was heading to the swimming pool. It is such a different environment, the dis-connect from work stress was amazing. A good workout, followed by a nice shower...and I felt like I was starting a new day! (especially in the summer when it was still light outside--lol!)
Enjoy!
patti

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I have several:
First, I walk or bike to work, 1.5 miles. If I walk, I listen to music on the way home (1/2 hr). If I bike, I just enjoy the 10 minute ride home while riding in the bike lanes (YAY!)
OR I come home, flop on the couch with one of my three cats & read for half hour or so; just enough to decompress.
OR I go for a walk with my friend/duplex neighbor or sometimes by myself.
OR I get online & get on SparkPeople or read my Spark emails.
I've only lived in my duplex since Nov., so one of these days I'm going to grab a book & go read in the hammock out back. ;)

Edited by: GINGERVISTA at: 6/29/2013 (21:49)
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I work in a pharmacy & it can be very stressful. I started walking for an hour right after work,not a lazy hazy walk. I start out slow with my ear buds on walking to the up beat music & before I know it I am going off to a good steady pace.When I am done I am tired & sweaty I come home take a long cool shower, then make a smoothie out of yogurt,frozen fruit, & water. I then do a house hold chore then I sit in my recliner on the computer,doing research in History which I so love, or reading a good book or here on Sparks.
Judy



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It use to be that I would relax after a busy day mindlessly eating late into the night. I would fill my cravings both physical and emotional with chocolates, junk food and anything that sounded good even if I was not hungry.

Now, I am looking for new ways to relax after a busy and stressful day. And, to replace the mindless eating with healthy activities and hobbies.

Any ideas?



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