From the cover: ‘Life is full of upsetting moments. But you can learn to handle life’s stresses, big and small, with a clear, calm head. Here are more than 150 simple, commonsense tips that will help even the most overwhelmed among us to take a minute to unwind.
Rest in a tub
A leisurely warm bath will soak the stress from your body.
Touch or be touched
The simple touch sometimes works miracles.
Pretend it’s Saturday.
Use a soft voice
Have you ever noticed a calm person whith a loud voice?
Take all the time in the world.
Admit you feel calm.
Listen for the quiet.
Ignore the phone Once.
Take to the waves.
Make your work important.
Caress the back of your hand.
Put your feet up.
Know when to withdraw.
Recognise the difference between having and living.
These little tips, with some basic explanation, work really well. Because of the size of the book, it’s easy to take with you. Some of the bigger books are interesting as well, but may look more oppressive.
From personal experience I can say it is really helpful. Reading through it, one is due to find something helpful, something that brings relaxation.
The best one can say about it is that in this stressful time, it is most useful
to have around, to use. Near-instant relaxation.