CANOE
  • 101 WAYS TO COPE WITH STRESS

    GET UP EARLIER * PREPARE AHEAD * AVOID TIGHT CLOTHES * AVOID CHEMICAL AIDS * SET APPOINTMENTS * WRITE IT DOWN * PRACTICE PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE *MAKE DUPLICATE KEYS * SAY “NO” MORE OFTEN * SET PRIORITIES * AVOID  NEGATIVE PEOPLE * USE TIME WISELY * SIMPLIFY MEALS * COPY IMPORTANT PAPERS * ANTICIPATE NEEDS * MAKE REPAIRS * GET HELP WITH JOBS YOU DISLIKE * BREAK DOWN LARGE CHALLENGES * LOOK AT PROBLEMS AS CHALLENGES * LOOK AT CHALLENGES DIFFERENTLY * UNCLUTTER YOUR LIFE * SMILE * PREPARE FOR RAIN * TICKLE A BABY * PET A DOG/CAT * DON’T KNOW ALL THE ANSWERS * LOOK FOR THE SILVER LINING * SAY SOMETHING NICE * TEACH A KID TO FLY A KITE * WALK IN THE RAIN * SCHEDULE PLAY TIME * TAKE A BUBBLE BATH * BE AWARE OF YOUR DECISIONS * BELIEVE IN YOURSELF * STOP TALKING NEGATIVELY * VISUALIZE WINNING * DEVELOP A SENSE OF HUMOR * STOP THINKING TOMORROW  WILL BE BETTER * HAVE GOALS * DANCE A JIG * SAY HELLO TO A STRANGER * ASK A FRIEND FOR A HUG * LOOK AT THE STARS * BREATHE SLOWLY * WHISTLE A TUNE * READ A POEM * LISTEN TO A SYMPHONY * WATCH A BALLET * READ A STORY * DO SOMETHING NEW * STOP A BAD HABIT * BUY A FLOWER * SMELL THE FLOWER * FIND SUPPORT * FIND A “VENT PARTNER” * DO IT TODAY * BE OPTIMISTIC * PUT SAFETY FIRST * DO THINGS IN MODERATION * PAY ATTENTION TO YOUR APPEARANCE * STRIVE FOR EXCELLENCE, NOT PERFECTION * STETCH YOUR LIMITS * ENJOY ART * HUM A JINGLE * MAINTAIN YOUR WEIGHT * HAVE A PLAN “B” * DOODLE * LEARN A JOKE * KNOW YOUR FEELINGS * MEET YOUR NEEDS * KNOW YOUR LIMITS * SAY HAVE A GOOD DAY IN PIG LATIN * THROW A PAPER AIRPLANE * EXERCISE * LEARN A NEW SONG * GO ON A PICNIC * DRIVE A DIFFERENT ROUTE TO WORK * LEAVE WORK EARLY * PUT AN AIR FRESHENER IN YOUR CAR * WATCH  A MOVIE AND EAT POPCORN * WRITE A FAR AWAY FRIEND * SCREAM AT A BALL GAME * EAT A MEAL BY CANDLELIGHT * RECOGNIZE THE IMPORTANCE OF UNCONDITIONAL LOVE * REMEMBER STRESS IS AN ATTITUDE * KEEP A JOURNAL * SHARE A MONSTER SMILE * REMEMBER YOUR OPTIONS * BUILD A SUPPORT NETWORK * QUIT TRYING TO FIX OTHERS * GET ENOUGH SLEEP * TALK LESS AND LISTEN  MORE * PRAISE OTHERS

     

    P.S. RELAX, TAKE ONE DAY AT A TIME…YOU ARE EXTRAORDINARY SO LIVE THAT WAY!