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Re: Dealing with Stress and Stress-Relief Tips
« Reply #50 on: November 14, 2018, 01:39:40 pm »
Another new thing I've discovered is that ironing is a good stress reducer, as long as you're not doing last-minute ironing.
I loathe ironing. Going into the spare room and seeing the ironing piled up is a cause of stress.  :(

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Re: Dealing with Stress and Stress-Relief Tips
« Reply #51 on: November 14, 2018, 04:52:27 pm »
Another new thing I've discovered is that ironing is a good stress reducer, as long as you're not doing last-minute ironing.

It's the same for my mom.  She says she likes ironing because it's "mindless" and she can zone out and relax while she does it.


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Re: Dealing with Stress and Stress-Relief Tips
« Reply #52 on: November 14, 2018, 05:44:41 pm »
Another new thing I've discovered is that ironing is a good stress reducer, as long as you're not doing last-minute ironing.

I've found just about any housework will do it because it gives me a sense of accomplishment.
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Re: Dealing with Stress and Stress-Relief Tips
« Reply #53 on: November 15, 2018, 09:55:34 am »

What about confronting the problem that's causing your stress? Has anyone had any luck doing that?


Yes. When I've stressed over financial troubles I've found that actually opening my bills and looking at my bank account helps!  :laugh:

Seriously, during the years I was underemployed I was so stressed about finances that I was afraid to look. Finally I did, and even sorting things out and knowing where I stood made me feel better. It didn't really solve the problems, but I think the stress came at least partly from my own awareness that I was avoiding facing them.



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Re: Dealing with Stress and Stress-Relief Tips
« Reply #54 on: November 17, 2018, 06:42:41 pm »
Yes. When I've stressed over financial troubles I've found that actually opening my bills and looking at my bank account helps!  :laugh:

...the stress came at least partly from my own awareness that I was avoiding facing them.

Yes, I'm starting to realize that too!
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Re: Dealing with Stress and Stress-Relief Tips
« Reply #55 on: November 17, 2018, 06:50:46 pm »
Mmmmmm. Making Cumberland Sauce. The aromas of citrus, ginger, and port wine. Delicious!
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Re: Dealing with Stress and Stress-Relief Tips
« Reply #56 on: November 19, 2018, 09:47:46 pm »
Mmmmmm. Making Cumberland Sauce. The aromas of citrus, ginger, and port wine. Delicious!

Is that how you relieve stress?  ;)


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Re: Dealing with Stress and Stress-Relief Tips
« Reply #57 on: November 19, 2018, 10:54:30 pm »
Yes! It's aromatherapy, a time-tested remedy!!
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Re: Dealing with Stress and Stress-Relief Tips
« Reply #58 on: November 20, 2018, 09:40:36 am »
What do you do with the sauce (besides relieve stress)?

Lavender is said to relieve stress aromatically. At the grocery store they're selling little foot-tall Christmas-tree-shaped lavender plants. I might get one!



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Re: Dealing with Stress and Stress-Relief Tips
« Reply #59 on: November 20, 2018, 12:37:57 pm »
It's for use with roasted meat and poultry. The main ingredient is red currant jelly; currants and meat have been paired since ancient times.
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