A Guide To Coping During Stressful Times

In the midst of stressful times, it can be easy to give way to the panic and fear that is swirling around you. Social media and the news can be more foe than friend. Decision fatigue sets in heavy as you waft through the abundance of emails and text messages all vying for your attention.

Life can truly feel out of control at the moment, but there are things you can do to gain a sense of control and feel like you are coping during stressful times. Gratitude, meditation, meaningful movement, drinking water, eating clean, engaging in a joy activity, sticking to a routine, and keeping your focus on what you can control are a few simple ways to cope.

Do you have some suggestions on ways for coping during stressful times?

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Alexis is a wife and mom to two amazing girls, Maylin (13) and Malia (3). She and her family are recent transplants to North Texas from Michigan. Alexis is a content writer and copywriter. She blogs over at Motherhood Menageries where she helps moms to thrive in the midst of the sometimes chaos of motherhood through positive parenting solutions. An active PTA member at her daughter’s middle school, Alexis is passionate about diversity and inclusion in education and youth advocacy. When she is not writing and spending time with her family. You can find her discovering new local restaurants and frequenting local bookstores. She also enjoys a hot cup of coffee, a classic novel, a glass of wine, and some charcuterie!