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How Do You Relax And Manage Stress?

How Do You Relax And Manage Stress?

A DiabetesTeam Member said:

If not TOO stressed and anxious, I take a seat in my favorite fluffy chair and tune everything out, concentrate on breathing in the good and exhaling out the bad. It's like walking a tight rope with distractions, but it's better than any drug or drink or any other artificial bull. After I relax I run a bubbly-scented bath and light my cinnamon-apple candles.

posted almost 4 years ago
A DiabetesTeam Member said:

I cook, when life becomes out of my control, I need to control something in my little world, so I cook, and I can control exactly what goes in & how it comes out

posted almost 4 years ago
A DiabetesTeam Member said:

@A DiabetesTeam Member, I try to keep things very simple too.
I ask myself just one question.
Is it my pie ? If the answer is no, I keep my
mouth shut and walk away. I keep my fingers in my own pie.

posted over 3 years ago
A DiabetesTeam Member said:

Playing Cricket is my main activity. Between playing on Saturday afternoons, and then training sessions on Tuesday and Thursday afternoon/evenings I get plenty of exercise. The other good thing is that my BSL's afterward are really good.

posted almost 4 years ago
A DiabetesTeam Member said:

Well folks as I'm disabled 61yr old with type2 diabetes when its warm spring or summer weather I relaxing by taking my dog Winnie to the beach, I take a flash of tea & I sit on a huge log & I get immense pleasure from watching WINNIE chase her BALL or a stick & bring it back to me. In colour weather I take her for shorter walks. If the weather stops us from going out then I chill in the dark evening with a large glass of red, listening to Music with Winnie on my lap!

posted almost 4 years ago
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