Take time to relax everyday. In a world filled with constant input, quiet and calm becomes a soothing balm for the spirit. Encourage personal peace.
Avoiding your fears allows them time to grow. Rather than waiting until things reach a boiling point, face your fears directly using facts and reality as your gauge.
“Get cozy, not lonely. Surround yourself with pillows and blankets in bed.” - Allison Pescosolido, M.A. To relieve feelings of loneliness, create a cozy resting space. The presence of pillows and blankets encourages calm.
“Be courageous. Find a mentor who inspires you to overcome your fears.” – Allison Pescosolido, M.A. Research has proven that people are better at helping others than helping themselves. Find someone who inspires you to be the best that you can be.
“Get more Zzzzzzzzzs. Put your phone to beds an hour before you go to sleep.” – Allison Pescosolido, M.A. Divorce is distracting enough; shut off those electronics before you go to bed and gift yourself with uninterrupted sleep.
“Pick yourself up by volunteering. Research shows that helping others boosts happiness.” – Allison Pescosolido, M.A. Give yourself the gift of feeling good – help others. Providing peace and caring to others encourages it in yourself.