Get a month-at-a-glance planner (or print out a 7x5 grid) and write down your bill payment dates, paydays, and other income and expense streams. Looking at the whole month as a picture will help you better manage your surplus income.
a la Loretta Laroche--you see little kids amusing themselves by spinning around in circles or just twirling for the joy of it. The next time you're stressed just randomly twirl right in the middle of what you're doing. Yes, it's gonna look strange. But it feels GREAT!
Fill a mug full of water and microwave it for 1 minute. Then take out the mug and put in your bag of popcorn. Set to desired time. The "pre-heated" microwave will leave fewer unpopped kernels in the bag, and more popcorn for you to enjoy!