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Quick Anxiety Relievers You Can Take with You Anywhere

If you have anxiety then you know that an attack can strike you anywhere. They can occur in the car, at school, or while you’re shopping for groceries. Anxiety attacks are ruthless and inconvenient; they don’t care if you’re in the middle of the project or a freeway. The goal, as someone with anxiety, is to be able to either work through the excruciating and debilitating moments or to be able to have quick fixes and soothers so you can make it through the day safely and calmly. Try these simple solutions that you can keep in a purse, pocket, or wallet and see if they work for you. Bags of Spices and Herbs Herbs and spices can be used in aromatherapy sessions and can illicit soothing sensations both spiritually and mentally. While they don’t work for everyone, using a handful of sage to keep in a bag in your car or purse can be a great and quick way to calm down. Simply take out the plastic bag or cloth pouch, inhale the spices deeply, and try to count backwards from 50. Using the scent to calm your mind and the counting to retain focus can quell an anxiety…

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Packing Good Food For A Long Trip

Whether with family or friends, road trips can be a lot of fun. But they can have their fair share of stress, too. After cramming your suitcases into your car, fitting your kids into their seats and playing a game of car tetris to arrange everything so you can still see out of the back, you’re finally ready to go. And the last thing you want to think about is spending tons of money on food while you’re on the road, or stress out over unfolding everyone from the car only to have to pack them back in again and deal with fights about who gets to sit where. Thankfully there are plenty of great foods you can pack and keep safely in your car to minimize both stress and spending. Breakfast If you subscribe to the Sunday paper, you’ve probably gotten sample boxes of cereal. They’re great to save for road trips. Did you know the box can be used as a bowl? Cut the side of the box, open the plastic bag and pour the cereal directly inside the box. Then add milk, and you have a great on the go breakfast. Breads are also a great option,…

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P90X: Is it for You?

Everyone wants to get the best results that they can now. That might mean test results, lab results, or (the most popular) exercise results. We’re a country that has been raised to live in the moment, so it’s hard to work out for weeks at a time with nothing to show for it but a little less beer gut. Because of this many people skip as much as they can and go straight for the big guys. There was a huge fad of that revolving around P90X, the workout system. It’s known for being intense, with ripped guys working it out. With that kind of reputation and backup then it must work, right? Yes, and no. It’s not for everyone, but it’s up to you to decide whether it’s right for you. Do You Even Lift? Are you already in shape? If you are, then you’re on a good path to P90X. If you’re not, then you may want to consider something else. This system was actually built for people who are already in shape. Even they need help staying motivated enough to workout. With that in mind it makes so much more sense as to why everyone looks so…

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