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    18 Easy Ways To Feel A Little Better

    Just some things to help you feel a little less like Eeyore and a little more like Tigger.

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    1. Watch Susan Cain's empowering TED Talk regarding the ~quiet revolution~ and the power of introverts.

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    Watch the whole talk here, and get her best-selling book from Amazon here if you feel like learning more.

    2. Carve out a little time to jot down positive thoughts in a journal that celebrates you and your awesomeness.

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    Compliment yourself until you're downright sick of it.

    Get it from Amazon for $16.80.

    3. Keep an insanely squishy Doctor Who Adipose toy in your workspace for instant, pliable stress relief.

    "I shall call him Squishy and he shall be mine and he shall be my Squishy." —Dory, but also you

    Get it from Think Geek for $24.99.

    4. Listen to Spotify's "Confidence Boost" playlist to recharge with tunes that will definitely perk up you.

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    And if you have some space, dance it out. Get those bones grooving and some endorphins a-brewing.

    5. Make a "done" instead of "to-do" list so you can be proud of what you've already accomplished rather than agonizing over the stuff that's still ahead.

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    Flip the script, quite literally.

    6. Do some work on this simplistic coloring book with positive mantras that will sink in and take hold as you color.

    Get it from Free Period Press or Amazon for $10.

    7. Or, if you're a little over coloring books, try painting a pillow cover instead.

    It'll actually have a purpose once it's done. Imagine that.

    Comes with 12 paint tubes, a palette, and two brushes. Get it from Amazon for $29.95.

    8. Embrace the practice of daily meditation, which is super easy to do with the Headspace app.

    View this video on YouTube

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    All it asks for is 10 mins out of your day, and even better if you do it first thing after waking up. Starting the day off peacefully > slamming the snooze button and rushing out the door.

    Download it for free on iTunes here.

    9. Pull out a handy desktop punching bag so you can release some pent-up anger without actually injuring anyone.

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    But one can dream.

    Get it from Amazon for $19.95.

    10. Unload your negative thoughts on these inventive thought bubbles and watch them literally dissolve into nothing.

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    Out of sight, out of mind. Take that, anxiety.

    Get a set of 10 from MotivationalTattoo on Etsy for $6.94.

    11. Need a quicker fix? Type your worries into The Thoughts Room and watch them fall off in real-time and completely vanish once you press enter.

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    Dreamy night sky ambience and calming music included. Check it out here.

    12. Compliment a stranger, acquaintance, or even a close friend, depending on your level of comfort.

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    Whoever it may be, you can be proud that you made someone's day infinitely better.

    13. Treat yourself to a pamper day, whether it's a quick manicure, 60-minute facial, or an all-day spa affair.

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    Score some deals by perusing the beauty/spa categories on Groupon or Gilt City!

    14. Rather than scrolling through social media or an endless stream of news headlines, subscribe to an easily digestible, inspiring, and uplifting newsletter.

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    Ease your groggy brain into the day or read whenever you need a pick-me-up.

    Some suggestions: Milkshake (companies/causes/people that do good), ReadThisThing (one fascinating piece of journalism per day), Now I Know (literally just cool facts), or BuzzFeed's Dog A Day (arf).

    15. Wear a candid bracelet as an answer to any shadows of self-doubt that creep up on you.

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    Get it from My Cents of Style for $24.95.

    16. Jazz up your morning cup of coffee with a cheesy stencil, because a little self-affirmation never hurt anyone, ok??

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    Get it from SophiaVictoriaJoy on Etsy for $15.91.

    17. Pack a healthy lunch for yourself that'll keep you energized through the afternoon work slump.

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    Peep here and here for delicious ideas, and here for cute lunch boxes you won't be able to resist using.

    18. Volunteer at an animal shelter and share some love and time with a bundle of cute critters.

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    PUPPIES WILL SOLVE ALL OF YOUR PROBLEMS. Or at least, melt your heart into liquid (probably slobbery) happiness.

    Find the closest shelter to you here.

    Important note:

    Everyone experiences anxiety differently, but whether you deal with a full-blown anxiety disorder or are just feeling really overwhelmed right now, I hope the above tips/products might make life feel at least a little more manageable.

    And if your anxiety is getting in the way of your life, don't think you have to manage it on your own. Find out more about treatment options here.

    You're never alone.

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