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How Do You Unwind After a Rough Day at Work?

I'm Asking: How Do You Unwind After a Rough Day at Work?

Every day is a balancing act, and sometimes all it takes is a little something to shift that balance. Things could be progressing swimmingly when a bomb is dropped that torments the remainder of your day. We have no choice but to move past those rough days, and the process starts as soon as you shut your computer down.

I like do a stress-relieving workout and then watch one of my guilty-pleasure shows on my DVR after a particularly challenging workday. How do you unwind?

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Frenched Frenched 8 years
Listening to my music is my escape, reading a magazine, napping, the ocassional glass of wine. The TV is usually hogged down by my husband so I really don't watch much of that.
KibzeeLovee KibzeeLovee 8 years
vino! or running....depending on the day. both just kind of turns into a mess!
melizzle melizzle 8 years
Golden Girls reruns.
sorrowja sorrowja 8 years
Watching Reality TV or Family Guy does it for me.
mondaymoos mondaymoos 8 years
A workout and a few beers always lightens my mood. :)
mek123 mek123 8 years
A good trashy novel is my de-stresser when I first get home from work and then have to face reality of dinner and family
ella1978 ella1978 8 years
I need help with this too. With the way that things are now, EVERY day is stressful for me. Exercise doesn't work, it just gets my adrenalan going faster, that's why I do that in the AM. I'm trying to mix some moderate exercise (walking around the block with my fiance) with relaxing, sitting on the porch with a glass of lemonade, closing my eyes and relaxing. I'm going to try to do the bath thing.. but I haven't taken a bath since I was about 10! I'm constantly paranoid that if I fill up the entire bathtub with water, it's going to go thru the floor! Ha.
Smacks83 Smacks83 8 years
Working out, or when its really been an awful day: Grilled Cheese sandwiches.
shiningeyes shiningeyes 8 years
A hot shower, cuddling, curling up in bed and watching an old movie.
luna08 luna08 8 years
I need quiet time for about half an hour, then I'm off and running again! :)
Mellietronx Mellietronx 8 years
I love curling up with a book or magazine. I also love having a nice cup of tea :)
jueycruiser jueycruiser 8 years
I will usually eat some fruit and watch tv, and am a massive bitch to anyone who tries to talk to me for the first half hour I am home.
Spectra Spectra 8 years
I make myself a drink and relax with a magazine while I watch some TV. It usually works to make me forget about how crazy the day was.
bingbingboom bingbingboom 8 years
Take out food and a bath
OHmeetsBK OHmeetsBK 8 years
Deidre, Gilmore Girls is my de-stresser too!
pharm_chick pharm_chick 8 years
tv, preferably bravo reality tv reruns! add a hot shower, and cocoa/tea and im set :-)
ayanaphil ayanaphil 8 years
A good book and a glass of wine. Depending on the day, I might opt for something stronger.
MindayH MindayH 8 years
hot tub. if it isn't raining, that is where I will be tonight!
Deidre Deidre 8 years
Gilmore Girls reruns and a snack
heatherhas heatherhas 8 years
At least 20 minutes of quiet time to rest/meditate.
Dhorwich Dhorwich 8 years
A run, followed by the indispensible glass of wine.
brilliance13 brilliance13 8 years
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