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Rip Your Troubles Apart


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Try this today
  • The next time you feel negative emotions welling up inside, write your thoughts down on a piece of paper.
  • Take the paper and rip it to pieces. Focus on the sound of the tearing and the feel of the paper shredding between your fingers.
  • Take the tiny shreds in hand and release them over a trash can to symbolize the release of your stress as they drift downward.

Anger, irritation, frustration, regret: these emotions can pack a real punch if they aren’t resolved quickly. Avoid the negative effects of these stressors with this simple, healthy activity that can help you express yourself and release tension.

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