So what do you do when you are stressed out and want to relax? I think people have different ways to relax.

  • Get a hair cut: Feels so much lighter afterwards. Many of my friends swear by this and tell me that they do feel relaxed after a hair cut.
  • Get manicure/pedicure or any of the beauty treatments done: Manicure, pedicure, facials, hair massage, deep conditioning etc also seem to do the trick for most of them.
  • Go on  a shopping spree: Loosen the purse strings and spend on things wanted and unwanted. A lighter purse leads to a lighter head for some of them.
  • Go to a restaurant and have good food: Food seems to relax almost all of them . Good food does the trick and heavier the belly, lighter the head.
  • Watch a movie or watch a match or watch a mindless soap:  More you are glued to the television, lighter the head.
  • Hit the gym:  I  don’t know how this helps. Maybe blood circulation increases in the brain and more serotonin is released. Yeah I can get scientific sometimes. I am just proving I will always be a biochemist at heart.
  • Chocolate and ice-creams: I don’t think I need to explain.
  • Music: I don’t think even this needs any explanation.
  • Sleep: Zzzzzzzzzz
Well.. these were some of the top replies I got from people around. But, what do I do? Read below:
  • Shop for books: I go crazy buying books of all kinds. I currently have more books than my cupboard can accommodate. I just love books. I love the smell of the pages. It relaxes me instantly when I enter a bookstore. I just love the feel of a bookstore.
  • Reading anything I can get a hand on: Yes I love reading. Be it a novel, text books, news papers, blogs, pamphlets, biscuit and chocolate wrappers , anything and everything.
  • Talking to the dogs on the street: not crazy. I just love dogs. They come wagging their tails when I am on the road and I do exchange pleasantries with them. Weird, is it? Uhh.. anything for the dogs.
  • Yes, the usual stuff also help me relax: Chocolates, Ice creams, good food, music and ofcourse a nice afternoon nap during the weekend. 

19 comments on “Stress busters…”

  1. twitter helps too :)and boy a hair cut works! when i was the most stressed, i cut my long hair short and gradually ended up with a crop cut when i realized, the only thing that DOES NOT make me look like a man is my pair of breasts! daah!gym works big time, kickboxing, even better :Di miss gym 🙁 i am a lazy bum these days.

  2. @ Sunita: He he. Now I feel this template suits me better ;)@ Chintan: That reminds me that I love that picture of yours you have as a profile pic on IndiBlogger. I just loved that capture. And kick boxing..ahem I should try that.@ Saru: He he..don't worry. Some people are just too weird and I am one of them when it comes to dogs :')@ Vyankatesh: It tops most people's list:)@ Rahul: Yep I have no problem unwinding. I have one thing or the other to do 🙂

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