Monday, December 05, 2011

Reduce Christmas Stress by taking a time-out

How to reduce stress tip #2: Take a time-out

According to WebMD a time-out can be one of the easiest ways to reduce stress. Who says that a time out is just for kids? Adults sometimes need a break too. When stress starts to build it is okay to give yourself a few minutes to get away from the situation. Leaving the room, taking a walk or just standing outside can give you time to regroup.

Survivors often don't give ourselves a break. Taking a few minutes for a time out may be just what we need to  de-stress.

This article is the second in a series. View our article on the first of 12 tips to deal with Christmas stress. Visit the blog tomorrow to read the next tip on how to reduce Christmas stress.

Do you have one of your own tips that you'd like to share? Please feel free to tell us about it by leaving a message in the comments section. Your message may help another survivor get through the day.

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