When things get too intense, too anxiety ridden, too "if my boss doesn't stop emailing me on the weekends I will attempt to fricken flush my laptop down the toilet" stressful, a person could really use an escape route.
Am I asking for too much here? My computer has an escape button, why can't my brain?
OK, fine. If I can't projectile launch out of my everyday stress fests, I at least want to know about better ways to relax than the ubiquitous "take a bubble bath" advice. Rubber duckie hasn't solved any of my problems since preschool.
So I went to psychologist Amy Robbins, Ph.D., who gave me these weird, yet effective, ways to de-stress immediately. Check 'em out, or learn the hard way that your MacBook won't actually fit down the toilet …
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