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How do you cope with stress? I used to stress eat but now that I'm on the other side of 30, my comfort foods make me feel sick and baby carrots don't give me the same boost that a chocolate cookie used to. Help a sista out with ideas. Tyia.

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Go for a walk. Make a cup of my favorite tea. Take a deep breath and make a list of things I am grateful for. Play a reggae song (Skankin Sweet by Chronixx). Remind myself of all the other things going on in my life that have nothing to do with the situation that I am stressed about.

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Meditation and cuddling my dog. Also calling a go-to friend know knows how to deescalate my spirals

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Worth noting, I can't simply fix the situation that is causing stress.

Long baths…

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