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16 ways to calm yourself when life gets tough


1. Walk: Walking helps clear your mind. It offers you a different perspective.
2. Indulge: Take a day off to spend a whole day doing exactly what you want.
3. Be generous: Give something to a total stranger. Acts of giving make us feel warm and fuzzy inside.

4. Sit in a coffee shop or a busy street: Soak up your surroundings; you don't have to talk to people.

5.  Educate yourself: Research what it is you are experiencing. Arm yourself with knowledge and the resources to tackle the problem head-on.

6. Preparation: Write the day's to-do list the evening before.

7.  Strengths: Write down a list of 20 of your strengths.

8. Keep going forward: Keep taking small steps, no matter what. Being stagnant doesn't serve you.

9. Revisit an old hobby: If you don't have one, create one.

10. Prioritize: Decide what's important right now. Say no to extra obligations.

11. Sleep: Get enough rest. Sleep 7-9 hours each night.

12. Be silly: Do something that you did as a child. Don't take life too seriously.

13. Cry: Release all that emotions. You will be feel better.

14. Check your self-talk: Negative self-talk does not serve you.

15.  Journal: Develop a habit of journaling. This will help free your mind.

16. Remind yourself that life is a journey: Remember that what you are going through is temporary, it will pass.

Of the above 16 points, which ones are your favorite?

I think mine is no. 9: Revisit an old hobby. My old hobby is blogging. I don't have specific topics, I focus on things and happenings in my life that I want to "immortalize".

No. 11: Sleep and no. 14: Check your self-talk are part of my ongoing goals to become a better person each day!

Let me know what's yours! Thanks for reading.

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