Ways To Make Your Workweek Less Stressful

Bella Breakdown Working during the week and balancing all of your at home chores can be challenging. But here are some tips to help outsource chores to make your work week go along a little smoother. First thing you can do is order a meal-kit service. This is a great way to skip the trip to the grocery store and have a delicious meal. Because all of the ingredients are measured out, it also makes it quick and reduces food waste. The meal service is also customizable so you have super healthy options. If you have the funds to...

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Do You Need A Vacation?

Bella Breakdown Feeling like you need a vacation as soon as possible? Well here is how you can tell if it is time to head out of town for a few days. You’re super irritable at work. If everything your coworker says makes you want to strangle them, it is probably time to ask for a few days off. It is not healthy for you or the people around you. Taking some time away allows you to refresh and you will come back in a better mood. Your work ethic is extremely lacking. This is a sign that you...

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10 Ways To Cope With Anxiety

Bella Breakdown Do you need a little extra help dealing with your persistent worries? Maybe it’s time to try some new tactics in facing your anxiety. One psychologist gives us some innovative, and even a little strange, advice on how to best cope with anxiety. 1. Repititon: Take the thought and repeat it for over 20 minutes. This repetition will create a boredom, therefor eliminating the need to worry about it. 2. Do it: Make it worse by simply doing what you’re afraid of. Naturally, you will see that the fear over the thought was much greater than just...

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Stress Reduction Techniques From A Yoga Teacher

Bella Breakdown We all have busy lives. With work, family, friends, obligations, hobbies…it seems like we never really get a minute to ourselves. But, we cannot be any help to others if we have not first helped ourselves. You cannot pour from an empty cup, right? Stress is inevitable; we will all deal with it throughout our lives. But, there are things we can do for ourselves to ensure we don’t feel stressed all of the time. Hopefully, some of these tips will be the perfect boost to your week and allow you to feel rejuvenated and a lot...

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Anti-Stress Lavender Putty

Bella Breakdown This clay has a lavender scent that will help calm and ease anxiety. In a bowl, combine flour, salt, cream of tartar, oil, lavender essential oil and boiling water. Mix well. Stir in some lavender food coloring and purple glitter. Wait 20 minutes until the putty has cooled. You can now knead it and stretch it while taking deep breaths to calm yourself...

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