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Looking to Experience Rapid Decompression

I'm leaving a job that has me pretty burned out, and moving into a program that should be much more exciting and fulfilling, but will be pretty intense, and I want to be at my best. What do you do to destress, respoon, and generally recover from burnout when you only have a couple days to yourself? [more inside]
posted by firechicago on Nov 6, 2014 - 16 answers

Give me quiet! Bluetooth Noise isolating headphones/headset needed

Do you own headphones with these qualities? Tell me the specs! Please help me find wireless noise isolating headphones in the $50-$150 range. I will only pay near the upper end if there's a sufficient warranty and they isolate EXTREMELY well! I want these for using at home to study and relax. Extremely snowflakey details inside: [more inside]
posted by bibliophilia on Oct 16, 2014 - 9 answers

How do I relax more deliberately?

Even when I have free time, I find myself rarely doing the thing called "relaxing". I'm looking for how I can better relax, and what I can do to give myself a better environment to do so. [more inside]
posted by parudox on Jan 29, 2013 - 15 answers

I think I'll move to Australia.

Stress is starting to hurt me. What can I do? How can I dramatically reduce stress in my life? And/or take a budget vacation? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Nov 22, 2011 - 21 answers

A Rubik's cube of minor health problems--are they related?

I am having trouble sleeping, which is leading to minor migraines. In addition I have a host a minor ailments and am not sure which problem to try and solve first, and which flavor of medicine would be the most helpful. In other words, I feel stuck. [more inside]
posted by mecran01 on Sep 12, 2011 - 25 answers

The Dude or hobbies.

High-functioning vs. low stress - are they mutually exclusive? [more inside]
posted by Taft on Jun 29, 2011 - 6 answers

We don't want to crack the wedding bells!

I’m getting married this Saturday, and I’m certain I’m going to forget something or mess something up. Can you give me some advice? What things did you forget about, mess up, or learn from during your experience? [more inside]
posted by two lights above the sea on Mar 14, 2011 - 81 answers

How to relax in dreamland and wake up feeling good?

I'd like to hear from anyone who has overcome excessive tension in the jaw, neck and upper back during sleep. I wake up feeling very stressed and tense and it's a drag. [more inside]
posted by FormerMermaid on Feb 7, 2011 - 19 answers

How do you reward yourself after a long week's slog?

Self-fanfare for the common man: How do you reward yourself after a long week's slog? [more inside]
posted by swedish_fishy on Oct 1, 2010 - 23 answers

CAN YOU TELL HOW INTENSELY WORRIED I AM ABOUT THESE ISSUES (tears out hair)

A question about how to calm down. I am having a lot of trouble formulating this question, so forgive me if it's a little bit all over the place. [more inside]
posted by prefpara on Sep 16, 2009 - 37 answers

Need to de-stress quick

I need to relax. Badly. Suggestions? [more inside]
posted by reenum on Jul 31, 2009 - 43 answers

How do I get through a terrible vacation without a meltdown?

How do I de-stress during and after an awful, expensive vacation? I am in the midst of a disappointing, stressful vacation and will be returning in a couple of days to my stressful, low-paying job. The breaking point is near. Help it to not happen. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Aug 18, 2008 - 33 answers

Stressed, only one week into term.

I burst into tears in front of a professor today. I need to learn how to relax. Please help. [more inside]
posted by flibbertigibbet on Jan 14, 2008 - 27 answers

Stress Relief for the Time-Poor

Got any quick, cheap, effective stress-reduction tips? [more inside]
posted by Andrhia on Aug 14, 2007 - 23 answers

Work = Stressed, No work = depressed. Lame!

I get depressed when I don't have any work to do, but get totally stressed with the workload I usually have. What gives? [more inside]
posted by sdis on Apr 4, 2006 - 17 answers

Who does the Lufthansa "Relaxation Program"?

FearOfFlyingFilter: Do you fly Lufthansa? Do you listen to their "Relaxation Program" on the in-flight radio? Do you have any idea who does the guided imagery on it? Or, have any other great suggestions for calming things I could listen to at 30,000 feet? [more inside]
posted by Your Time Machine Sucks on Nov 17, 2005 - 9 answers

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