Need to Unwind? Five Instant Tricks to De-Stress

Stressed Woman at Laptop that Needs to Unwind
Sometimes, one of the easiest tricks to de-stress is taking a short break from staring at the computer or a project that you might be involved in.


All of us lead chaotic lives these days.  With constantly rising prices and the current job market keeping it together can be a challenge at times.  However, I found several ways to unwind and lessen the stress.  At least, these simple tricks to de-stress work for me.  I do hope you’ll try them.

Sometimes, I have found something as simple as watching a funny television program will make me feel better.  Laughter is a powerful tool when it comes to stress!

A cup of chamomile herbal tea is a relaxing natural hot soother you might like to try.  A cup of hot milk also works well for me.

Try a hot soak in the tub with some fragrant bubbles and enjoy your private quiet time to relax.

Playing with your pets offers a pleasant temporary escape.

When I can’t stop worrying about something, is the time I clean until I’m too tired to think about anything.  Sometimes, I have found that burning that negative energy into work can free my mind temporarily.  My advice is to exercise the problem away until exhaustion takes over.  Your tired body will fall asleep faster.  After all, tomorrow is another day.  Perhaps, when you wake, you’ll have the solution.

How do you handle ridding yourself of stress?  What are your secrets when you need to unwind?



  1. TV's Take
    January 12, 2011 / 10:36 pm

    I agree, working out helps the mind relax. I also like wine 🙂 Now following you from the Wednesday blog hop. Would love for you to follow me too.

  2. Laura
    January 12, 2011 / 10:52 pm

    New follower from Winter Friends Wednesday.Love the fragrance tip for the locks!

  3. Crystal
    January 12, 2011 / 11:48 pm

    Thanks for linking up to Winter Friends. Following back~Crystal

  4. Annie Dee
    January 13, 2011 / 3:03 am

    thanks for stopping by my blog!! I'm now following 🙂

  5. Mika
    January 13, 2011 / 3:36 am

    Thanks for following!I'm following back.:)Mika (

  6. Sandie lee
    January 13, 2011 / 12:20 pm

    Chocolate…lots and lots of CHOCOLATE!Great suggestions and thanks for following A Cup of Romance – I'm now following you =)Sandie lee

  7. Ellen
    January 16, 2011 / 2:56 am

    Stress breaker – curl up with a good book and a cup of hot tea! Thanks for visiting me at A Season for All Things. I'm you newest follower. ~ Ellen

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