• Nicole Lobo

5 Ways to De-Stress

So...you're stressed? Join the club girlfriend! Stress gets a bad rep for being negative and anxiety-inducing, however, stress is a natural and normal part of everyday life, believe it or not. Regardless, stress puts immense amounts of strain on our mind and body and after prolonged periods of intense stress, you're bound to feel drained, exhausted, and just plain ol' done with the world! While positive and negative stress are natural correlates of life, there are a number of ways we can help ourselves deal with the effects by implementing self-care strategies into our daily, or weekly routines. So, if you're feeling drained, exhausted, and plain ol' done with the world, then grab a warm cup of tea and get reading!

Tip #1: Treat Yourself!

Most of us experience the effects of exhaustion simply because we're on a never-ending cycle in our every day lives. Since when was it a requirement to reach a point of exhaustion for us to feel accomplished? Who decided that it was normal to be dragging our heels through the mud just to get everthing done in a day? Well my dear friends, YOU decided that! (shocker, I know!!) In our fast-paced and stressful society, we feel forced to be perfection at all times when in fact, that is a predisposed ideal we place on ourselves. So, instead of staying that extra hour or two at work to get