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Mother's DeStress guide


For all who are Mom's, had a Mom or will be a Mom -

 Today is a day to remember the past or dream of the future and all the beauty to come.




DESTRESS for Moms and Others - more to follow

I have had this on my computer for a long time.   
I'm not sure where I got it and would give credit if I knew. 

We sometimes feel overwhelmed or stressed and we can help ourselves control that feeling.....one thing at a time!  

Day 1: Declutter Magazines
Day 2: Declutter DVD’s
Day 3: Declutter books
Day 4: Declutter kitchen tools

1. Live by the mantra: a place for everything and everything in its place. For the next 100 days follow these four rules to keep your house in order:
    If you take it out, put it back.
    If you open it, close it.
    If you throw it down, pick it up.
    If you take it off, hang it up.

2. Walk around your home and identify 100 things you’ve been tolerating; fix one each day.
Some examples:
    A burnt light bulb that needs to be changed.
    A button that’s missing on your favorite shirt.
    The fact that every time you open your  kitchen cabinet all of the plastic containers fall out.

3.  Follow the advice proffered by positive psychologists and write down 5 to 10 things that you’re grateful for, every day.

4. Make a list of 20 small things that you enjoy doing, and make sure that you do at least one of these things every day for the next 100 days. Your list can include things such as the following: 

Eat your lunch outside                       Call your best friend to chat                    Take the time to read

Have a fantastic Mother's Day to everyone!  

Love my Mom from long distance, Happy Mom's Day to her - she was always  there in the middle of the night, I would be surprised if she ever slept all the way through!    

We dearly miss our Mammy, she is, no doubt serving her deviled eggs & that Boston cream pie, in heaven!

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