Stress Busters

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    • #18341

      Rhys32
      Participant

      Anyone have good, go-to stress busting tips or tricks ?

      Could be that quick way to deescalate or something long term to keep it all smooth sailing.

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    • #18392

      Ash Humphries
      Participant

      I have recently found myself getting stressed and having an impact on my daily life. I had no hobbies I would just work work work along with being dad! So decided to get a hobbie. I use to play rugby as about 15 years ago. So took up the sport again. Played my first competitive match last weekend and feel amazing. My point being find a hobble something you enjoy doing or use to do.it will make a big difference!

    • #18842

      Sam Walsh
      Participant

      I love to lose myself in a book to clear my mind about, I walk to and from my work so listen to audio books and it takes my mind off the stresses of the day.

    • #19022

      Ben
      Participant

      For me, meditation, running and my Nintendo Switch have all proved invaluable, at different times.

      Meditation hard at certain points when you have had no proper sleep for a while, as an example, but then it is less time consuming to do that for 5-10 minutes than go for a run. So it remains a balancing act. I used to read a lot but now find I either don’t have the time or fall asleep whilst reading. Hopefully I can get back into that at some point in the future.

    • #19833

      Luke
      Participant

      For stress busting for myself I find I have to be active. I train in Martial Arts so will use my equipment, maybe practice with the Bo staff for a bit. If I can get out the Mountain Biking, hitting a trail hard!! Granted not always easy with 3 kids, but that’s for special days!!

    • #21167

      Jordan
      Participant

      100% its about hobbies! Get out more, even if for a walk, get some fresh air, get to the gym, get on the local dadsnet groups and organise a meet up with other dads to share your stories.

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