HOW I HANDLE STRESS..

ktshowihandlestressWhen I was little, I didn’t have a care in the world. Life was simple, I appreciated each day in my own way, and I smiled at least once a day. Now that I’m older, I’ve learned… life can be a bitch, stress is real, and bills come every month like clockwork. Those 3 things alone can stress anyone out.

But there are ways you can de-stress without going through each day feeling exhausted, overworked, and beat down. Here are my methods to handling stress.

 

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1 / MEDITATE

I remember one day I was watching Deepak Chopra, on the Oprah show, and thought.. does meditating really work? Well, I can be the first to tell you it does. Every morning, I close my eyes and meditate for 10 minutes while reciting encouraging messages to myself. It decreases the noise and relaxes me. When done, I’m always left with a great and calm mood.

 

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2 / GET MORE SLEEP

I remember when I started this blog, I would write most of my articles at night after work. I completely burnt the candle at both ends. Doing that did nothing for my mood and eventually my writing suffered (I was stressed out when that happened). So now, I make it a point to get at least 8 hours a day. I deserve rest and relaxation and so do you.

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CHIC EASTER EGGS

kchiceggs2Can you believe we are officially 9 days away from Easter? Where did the time go? I feel like we just rang in the New Year. Well, time waits for no one. And today seems like the perfect day to get a head start on deciding what Easter egg designs I’m making this year.

I love boiling the eggs, then combining them with glitter, markers, food coloring, and whatever else I decide to use. Who says adults can’t have fun making Easter eggs. It’s not just for the kids anymore… or am I just a big kid at heart? (smiles). Continue >