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5 Tips for De-Stressing After a Busy Day

By Ashley Miller, AMFT

We have all been there- one busy day can easily turn into a string of busy days that often get

blurred together with no clear start or finish. Whether unexpected or planned, a busy day is

exhausting. Here are 5 ways to interrupt the cycle by taking steps towards re-balancing and

grounding ourselves in the present.

1. Give Yourself A Break

It is important to allow yourself an opportunity to recover and reset from all that you are doing throughout the day. In between tasks, check in with your body- relax your muscles and tend to any tightness or soreness you notice.

2. Reprioritize Your Needs

Take a look at that to-do list waiting for you and re-evaluate what needs to be done. What things can be delegated to others or require more teamwork? Which items can wait until you are ready? Now is the time to bump up self-care on the list (you might need to add it on!) and prioritize to a manageable list.