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“You look pretty in that dress” – Anonymous.I had a crush with one girl. I love to see her smile. I like how she dresses, how she tied her hair. She looks so cute. I always teased her look, teased how she was talking, but no one knew that I had the crush on her.Are you wondering how long I had known her? We know each other since we were a little kid. Our parents had a good relationship, for almost 20 years. She’s my best female friend in my hometown. She always came to help me when I was bullied. Since then, we’ve been a friend since we were 9 years old.Never had in my thought that I would have a crush with my best friend. But, that is possible, right?We’ve entered the same school since we still in primary school and up until now, we still entered the same college, same universities, but she was in her ballet classroom and I was more into social studies. Our faculties were apart, but when we had time, we would meet. As our relationship as a friend grow longer, and we became older, I r…

7 ways to do to relieve stress

Life can be so challenging, at some point, you just reach the limit where you can't hold on anymore. Some of us were depressed because of the people surround us. And some were just too tired of the work, busyness, and another thing that suppresses them. Life is like a roller coaster, it's not always at the top, and not always at the bottom. You were going like 'zig-zag' and the way of you to handle that depends on what choices you made.

Have you ever heard someone ask you these questions like, "what you doing right now?", "Are you jobless?", "Why are you single?". Well, maybe, different people define that question as a normal thing. But, not with some people. Sometime, our choices to take it a slow were never be the same as others. Little thing that you know, you felt the pressure because you were pushed to do something that you are not ready yet.

Yes, life can sometimes be stressful, but here are 7 ways of you to relieve stress for a while.

1) Listen to music

"If I were not a physicist, I would probably be a musician. I often think in music. I live my daydreams in music. I see my life in terms of music." - Albert Einstein. 

Music is the therapist for the mind, listen to music can actually help you to relieve the stress. With the exact genre and what type of music you listen to boost your happy energy. According to psychology scientists, listening to music that you enjoy decreased the level of the stress hormone cortisol in your body. 

2) Talk to your friends

We have those friends who listen to whatever craps we talked about. Talk all about your worries, your anxiety or hang out with them even it only takes about 10 minutes. Sometimes the stress was coming from the family, or yourself and you can't even say a word or express that to them or to yourself. You didn't see that coming, but a true friend always is there for you. So, talk about anything that can relieve your stress. 

3) Eat healthily

Eat right, Stress less. Stress can directly proportional to eating habits. When you feel stress, you tend to eat more sugary food, more fat and less healthy food. And when you gain weight, you eventually lose self-esteem, which probably triggered your emotional state which brings to stress. So, to prevent your level of stress increase, try to eat healthily.

4) Read motivational book

I know, many of us not a fan of reading books. Not all were into those hobbies. But, reading a motivational book can boost your positivity mind. Help you to understand that everybody was going the same phase as you are but in a different situation. It important for us to read a good book, for mental health purposes.

5) Workout (30 Minutes)

Stress can lead to depression and tiredness of the human mind. One of the best ways to reduce stress is by workout. Physical activities could not just relieve the stress but also your mental health and physical state. There are many types of physical activities you could work on such as running, dancing, yoga, workout, aerobics and so on. Take about 30 minutes to sweat it out. According to research, just about 1-hour exercise could be enough to ward off stress.

6) Write down your thought

It's important for you to jot down everything in a journal or diary. It could help you to see your progress. It sounds creepy, but the truth is, when you write down your thought, it's like you let go of you feels towards someone but in a written hand. So, you don't have to speak it out, you just write, and let people hear from your writing.

7) Go travel alone

Last but not least, to relieve your stress, go somewhere, explore new culture and give yourself credit. You deserve it. It doesn't matter the place that you visit is far or near, as long as you spend your quality time with your self. Get some break, and see the world for a moment. Being alone for a while helps you to focus on you not someone else.

Here there are, 7 ways to do to relieve stress. 

As always, life can be difficult, but we choose it to be happy then we are happy! If we choose it to be unhappy then we are unhappy. It all started with yourself. Grab one of the way to relieve the stress.

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