Try This: Virtual Zen Garden

By Cquest (Own work) [CC BY-SA 2.5], via Wikimedia Commons How many of you have heard of a Zen garden? A Zen garden – also called a Japanese rock garden- is a miniature stylised landscape which is made using rocks, water features, sand, gravel, moss, bushes and pruned trees. The gravel/sand is raked and the …

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Try this: Online quizzes

By DuMont Television/Rosen Studios, New York-photographer.Uploaded by We hope at en.wikipedia (eBay itemphoto frontphoto back) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons The internet can be a weird and wonderful place. It is filled so much stuff, some of it useless, some of it meaningful, some of it educational, some of it entertaining, some of it dark, …

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Stress relief in the now: Eat a Banana or a Potato

Don’t ask me why but for some reason the internet is filled with potatoes, I mean I like potato chips as much as the next, but come on. According to urban dictionary it is a way to describe something of low quality like a microphone, as in, “This sounds so bad it’s like it was recorded …

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Just think about today

By Burlington Railroad (eBay item calendar) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons One of the things that worries me the most is thinking about tomorrow or thinking about the future. Will I have a job 5 years from now? Will I still be here or will I have gone somewhere else? What will my financial situation …

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Games that calm you down: Home Sheep home

I, Sogning [GFDL, CC-BY-SA-3.0 or CC BY-SA 2.5-2.0-1.0], via Wikimedia Commons I already talked about how puzzles are very good ways to help distract yourself from your everyday life and how they can be therapeutic. I talked about it in my post about riddles  and the one about jigsaw puzzles. But technology is a wonderful …

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It’s not what you think/Outside the box: reward yourself for the little things

By Clever Cupcakes from Montreal, Canada ("C'est ça la Vie" Cupcakes) [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons So something big just happened to you, you got a big promotion, you passed that really hard exam, you finally finished that project you’ve been working on for years, you finally lost those 5 kilograms that just stuck …

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Try This: Thoughty2

When it comes to beating stress one of the best ways you to do it is by distracting yourself, and a good way to distract yourself is by looking up random facts on the internet. How many of you go on the internet and just look up random facts? Stuff like Creepy Internet mysteries, Conspiracy …

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