Stop Stressing Out! 30 Things To Do Instead


Most of us feel stress and are dealing with anxiety every now and again, but most of us get stuck when stress builds and becomes overwhelming. Try any of these short interruptions to alleviate stress and help you refocus.

Get some stress relief:

  1. Watch a sunset
  2. Go to the beach
  3. Start a project
  4. Sing a song
  5. Pet a dog
  6. Tell a joke
  7. Go to the zoo
  8. Listen to music
  9. Blow bubbles
  10. Make a cute-animals-only instagram feed
  11. Take a nap
  12. Take a walk
  13. Try something new
  14. Write a letter
  15. Have a cup of tea
  16. Watch the documentary Happy
  17. Ask for help
  18. Plan a vacation
  19. Smile
  20. Exercise
  21. Take a break
  22. Meditate
  23. Stretch
  24. Keep a journal
  25. Watch a Youtube video of something cute
  26. Have a dance party
  27. Practice patience
  28. Make a stress-free playlist
  29. Send gratitude to a friend
  30. Do Tai Chi

If you want more ideas, click here for 45 more ways to live stress free.

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This article was originally published at Amplify Happiness Now. Reprinted with permission from the author.