Summertime...and the living is easy, right? Well, not always. While we tend to expect a more relaxed lifestyle during summer, and the season definitely has its perks, summer can bring its share of unexpected stress. This blog explores areas of hidden stress that affect many of us during the summer season, brings you ideas for summer stress relief, and allows you to share your own insights and tips for summer zen. Here's how to REALLY stay cool this summer!
- Secret Causes of Summer Stress
Summer, like the holiday season, is a time of year that most of us look forward to with childlike excitement, only to realize about halfway through that things can be much more stressful at this time than when we were experiencing it as kids. What are the new stressors of summer? Here are a few of the biggies. (Don't worry--you'll find help with them, too!)
- How To Avoid Summer Stress
How does one keep summer stress at bay and keep cool, so to speak? Here are several ideas you can use to keep this summer relaxing and fun, and let any additional stressors roll off your back.
- How Do You Relieve Summer Stress?
Summer stress can take you by surprise. We expect fun during summer, not stress; but added summer responsibilities--kids underfoot, travel plans gone awry, vacationing co-workers, etc.--can leave us feeling more stressed than blessed. What stresses you during summer, and how do you handle the stress?