laughter truly is great medicine, and there is nothing like a girl's night with tons of talking and laughing to get thru a stressful time. also, i practice deep-breathing, relaxation, and meditation exercises on a daily basis. speaking of exercise, walking, jogging, swimming, and cycling are good stress busters as well!
I spend time with my pet, call up a friend or enjoy a hobby. On more detailed ways to deal with stress you can visit my profile. I have written 3 hubs on stress reducing tips in the last 2 weeks or so. Unable to give the links as it is against forum rules.
If you help others, are you interfering with the direction of their journey?When you help others, are you trying to fix them so the outcome is one you would choose? And, maybe not the one, they would choose?