Nifty·Posted on Apr 7, 201410 DIY Ways To Recover From Tax SeasonTax season take a toll on you this year? Here are a few ways to gain your sanity back!by Lindsey I.BuzzFeed ContributorFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. Manage your stress Moon Frye / Via moonfrye.com Sometimes the simple act of refocusing your frustration can help you release it. Play-dough filled balloons make quick and easy stress balls that you can keep stashed at your desk. 2. Chill out Livin' the Crunchy Life / Via livinthecrunchylife.blogspot.com Lavender and vanilla have calming properties, so take some time to chill out in a bath with a homemade sugar scrub and wash those tax problems away (if only theoretically). 3. Have a drink Martha Stewart / Via marthastewart.com Take a little decompression time with a lovely spring cocktail. 4. Make yourself something pretty Jen Carreiro / Via kollabora.com Because sometimes wearing a beautiful piece of jewelry instantly elevates your mood. Double the happiness if it's something you made! 5. Get your knit on Shona Stitches / Via kollabora.com If you're an avid knitter you already know the stress-relieving benefits of spending time with your yarn and needles, so why not get started on a gorgeous new project? 6. Organize your space Emily Wall / Via kollabora.com Is your desk a chaotic mess after furiously digging through receipts and documents and tax forms? Get your life back together with a simple hanging letter and document organizer. 7. Treat yourself Tempting Thyme / Via temptingthyme.com Sometimes the only thing that can help a truly bad day is overloading on chocolate and peanut butter. 8. Get prepped for next year Simple as That / Via simpleasthatblog.com Make an adorable notebook that will help you keep track of your spending and receipts so you can really nail all of those deductions next year! 9. Learn a new skill Anne / Via kollabora.com Refocus that stress on learning a new skill, like embroidery! 10. Look at this dog in a sweater Via Wool and the Gang No, seriously. Just look at him and try to be stressed. It’s not possible!