Weekend Poll: How Do You Calm Down In A Pinch?

We all have those moments when we realize we're totally overwhelmed: our hearts start racing, we can't decide what to do next and we just need a little time to pull ourselves together. But what happens when you simply don't have the time to take a mental health day off or the spare cash to book a deep-tissue massage? What if you only have 30 minutes to unwind?

Luckily, there are plenty of simple and cost-effective ways to truly relax when time is tight. Below are 7 ideas for inspiration, so vote for your favorite and share your best calming techniques in the comments!

You're all worked up and have only 30 minutes to calm your nerves before you're on the go again. What are you most likely to do?


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  • Take A Bath

  • Do A 20-Minute Workout

  • Cook Something Special For Dinner

  • Lie Down For A Quick Nap

  • Curl Up With A Good Book

  • Call Someone You Love Just To Say "Hi"

  • Watch A Funny TV Show Or Video Clip

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