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My psycho ex-boyfriend part 2 - short stories 2020

"Hey, Darcy? have you heard of anything that happened to him?" - Sarah
"Who? That psycho man? I don't think so. I hope he gets caught by the police." - Darcy
"Yeah, me too, it's been a year and hasn't heard any news about him? Hope you'll be fine." - Sarah
"Don't worry, I'm safe here (laughing). Can't wait to see you again." - Sarah
"Yeah, me too. See you next week Sarah. Bye." - Darcy

I hung up the phone. It's been a year I haven't heard any news from Julian. Sarah's question had made my anxiety arise. I was sitting in a cafe while listening to music. I spoke to her, Sarah, about our coming back to College. But, I had a trauma event regarding what happened a year ago. It was a crazy freshmen year. Please, no drama this year, no more scene, please.
Two days before I go back to college, I packed up my clothes, and my things. My mother helps me with it. We talked a lot, and she knew what happened to my p…

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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