When under a lot of stress, I take to rearranging my furniture and decorative pieces. It is calming and a distraction from whatever is creating stress in my life at that particular moment. Once the task is completed, it gives me a new environment in which to think clearly and just relax and enjoy.
By Cathy Heller from California
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