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How do you calm yourself down when you are stressed out??

I have to admit..sometimes I get snappy at the kids or hubby when I am stressed out. But when I realize I am being that way..I try to calm down. I make a cup of coffee and turn on some fun music..like DISCO! Ahahaa How do you calm down?

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JanieBoBanie

Asked by JanieBoBanie at 2:34 PM on Jan. 16, 2009 in Just for Fun

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  • I try, but does not always happen!..Get by myself with my horses, or in a hot bath with music or a good magazine.
    dhoppe

    Answer by dhoppe at 2:36 PM on Jan. 16, 2009

  • Sex, Ben and Jerry's, loud angry music
    anetrnlov

    Answer by anetrnlov at 2:40 PM on Jan. 16, 2009

  • i like to bake when i get stressed out and need time alone since the kitchen is the only place where that can happen! lol.. so yeah. . i bake or take a walk byu my lonesome self! lol..
    MommaBear1129

    Answer by MommaBear1129 at 2:41 PM on Jan. 16, 2009

  • I have a pint pint of Haagen Dazs (sp?) coffee ice cream in the freezer for just those occasions. Hubby tried to eat it once, but then realized he didn't want it to be gone when I needed it. Step away from the ice cream and nobody will get hurt!

    Pnukey

    Answer by Pnukey at 2:44 PM on Jan. 16, 2009

  • I literally have to remove myself from the situation and then find a way to distract myself. Call my sister, take a drive...something. If I stay there or think about it too long, I will probably end up freaking out.
    kabbot01

    Answer by kabbot01 at 3:09 PM on Jan. 16, 2009

  • Walk/run on the treadmill until I drop...then I am too tired to care lol
    salexander

    Answer by salexander at 3:10 PM on Jan. 16, 2009

  • Pray....listen to some smooth jazz.....or go hang out with my kidlets
    mamakirs

    Answer by mamakirs at 3:17 PM on Jan. 16, 2009

  • i take a hot bath or shower or just get away from everybody. i was feeling totally irritable an stressed yesterday for no reason. i took that hot shower.
    melody77

    Answer by melody77 at 3:39 PM on Jan. 16, 2009

  • Music, get up and dance around.
    Sometimes I get on the computer and blog or vent to a friend in IM.
    Sometimes I do both LOL.
    BonesDragonDew

    Answer by BonesDragonDew at 3:49 PM on Jan. 16, 2009

  • Sex always does the trick.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 5:59 PM on Jan. 16, 2009

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