Wellness Wednesday…Tips on how to relieve stress!


🧘🏽‍♂️ A lot of individuals these days have elevated amounts of tension. Life is too short to be distressful and unhappy day in and day out. As luck would have it, I’ve some ideas to help out☺️

Make sure you eat sounder:

A few foods that you eat have a negative affect on the way that you feel. Why do you think that after consuming fast food you feel so grubby? Likewise, the most high-risk the food is for you, the more weight you pack on. Once you put on uninvited weight you start to feel more self-aware and place more accent on your appearance, stimulating even more stress.

Physical exertion:

Physical exertion helps to relieve tension by bringing out endorphins in the body. As well, exercise has many more favorable effects on the body. Physical exertion gives you a lot of energy, which may make your days better by not going through it played out and feeling like a walking zombie. Physical exertion makes you feel and look better, which will put you in a in a beneficial mood particularly when you start to notice your body changing form.

Get your funds in order:

Funds are a big head ache for many individuals. Making a budget helps to maintain track of your funds and where you are spending all of your revenue. Once you have a budget, work out where all of your income is going and cut all of your unneeded expense. The income that you save should go to paying down your debts, beginning an emergency savings fund (roughly 6 months of expenses), and laying aside for retirement. (I will discuss this topic later)

Human relationships:

If you’re in a relationship with somebody you do not love or don’t trust, get out of the relationship at once. There is no worse way to bring in stress upon yourself than being with somebody you do not care for any longer. Likewise, individuals who act as you allies, but only bring you down or betray you are acquaintances not worth having. Discover fresh friends and stop hanging around those who are foul influences or not trustworthy💪🏾

It’s so important to learn how to distress, remember you don’t have to take on the world and everything doesn’t have to be accomplished now!

Slow down….

𝓛𝓪𝓭𝔂 ‘𝓞’

”Empowering Recovery One Life at a Time”


Published by Olivia B. Shepherd

Welcome, My name is Olivia Shepherd, and I am the founder of this awesome blog about depression and mental illness. I started this blog in 2016 after being diagnosed with Major Depression, Anxiety and PTSD. I didn't have anybody to talk too or share my feelings with, so I decided to share them publicly to help others. I'm passionate and dedicated to bringing awareness about mental health, especially in the African American community. I also want to empower your voice to speak up and fight the stigma surrounding this illness. I’m also the founder of AshesToBeauty Mentoring & Outreach, a virtual online service dedicated to to the positive development and accelerated recovery of girls and women who have experienced abuse and depression, Ashes To Beauty strives to empower women to take their lives back by providing life skill education, one-on-one mentorship and impactful personal tools by which these impacted women can build the foundation for a successful future. Look forward to having you read my blog, 𝓞𝓵𝓲𝓿𝓲𝓪 𝓑. 𝓢𝓱𝓮𝓹𝓱𝓮𝓻𝓭 💋

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