When life slams you with a really, really big stress item, one of two events will occur.
A. You will either have a panic attack or heart attack.
B. A “circuit breaker” will kick in and suddenly all the stress just simply disappears.
The occurrence of one of these two events will take place about a week from the initial stress inducement. If it is event “B” that occurs, a side benefit is that trivial stuff won't bother you anymore.
God no. Spending money is not what I consider a stress reliever. Not this day and age of recessions and foreclosures.
of course, both shopping and sushi are good stress-relievers - however, they can be expensive. A nice nap is cheaper!
I don't shop for stress relief. It actually stresses me out to shop. I really hate spending money, even on things i need.
I like shopping but I have no money which makes it stressful when shopping cause I have to add everything up in my head.
I totally agree schoolgirlforreal.....have you tried "window shopping"? It's quite fun just to look at stuff.
hey puppy j/k lol
yes window shopping can be fun :-)
I do however shop for myself as a treat or needed and that can be fun like buying a new dress esp after i've lost weight
That's a nice treat for yourself! We just need to be a wise consumer when we go shopping. I learned from experience. In the past, I have had bought things that I didn't use, although I bought them on sale. Now, I just buy things that I need because everything is so expensive nowadays.
meditating helps... just finding a quiet place where I can level out my energy. If I'm able to do that for 20 minutes every day, I'm happy.
No, I find shopping very stressful. And buying things to clutter my house even more will cause further stress. I agree that meditation is one of the best cures for stress.
I'm with you, Sherlock. I can't stand stores which explains why I have a very poor wardrobe! I also hate having a cluttered house. Goodwill loves me!
I hate to shop as well..and many people "shop ' but never buy anything...some buy and return it all ...and I think they get a rush from looking and imagining..
I am a man who mostly enjoy playing soccer so much. However, I usually go to shop with friends rather than staying alone in my room. Sometime, my shopping is just a window one that walk for buying nothing and talking with friends. I really accept your idea that shopping makes you unstressful but for me, I desire to play sport if I have a stress.
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