6 Ways to De-Stress These Holidays

A massive congratulations to all University students for competing another year of being a citizen in stress city !!!

Let’s face it, stress is one of the most common factors in our lives. Although it might not be externally noticed, stress is so sneaky that it happens without us even realising. Internal stress is the type most likely causing those pimples or wrinkle signs. That’s why I’m here, to tell you how it’s possible to de-stress these holidays. Because after all those exams, it becomes pretty difficult.

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(1) Listen to Oh Wonder’s entire album. 

Instantly #Stressfree

(2) Read poetry by Lang Leav

Love and Misadventure is such a beautiful book and available on Book Depository for only $12.40. Bargain.

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(3) Go for a Run 

Just don’t do what I did the other day (a.k.a, faint whilst running and getting a random stranger to drive you home). That’s what happens when you have low iron and haven’t exercised for over 4 months. Or when Childish Gambino is playing hectic tunes in your ears and you don’t realise how fast you’re actually running.

(4) Relax in Botica Bliss Bath Tea’s 

“Botica Bliss Bath Teas are all about you! Luxurious natural organic ingredients, blended for you to take time out to pamper yourself.”

Botica Bliss is an incredible product! While sipping on a cup of tea I relaxed in their Magnesium bath. I had a divine 1.5 hour bath. Completely forgetting the time! Possibly even falling asleep once or twice.

I love supporting local products and especially those as well crafted and packaged as Botica Bliss. 

Affordable, relaxing, and locally made; all three factors in one. A perfect way to de-stress these holidays or even a wonderful gift for someone.

Check out their website here to order: http://www.boticabliss.com/ 

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(Disclaimer: I wasn’t endorsed by Botica Bliss. I just very much enjoyed using their products).

(5) Read some positive quotes 

Reading words of affirmation and positive thoughts are also one of the best things in de-stressing my crazy lil mind. You can find some of them on Pinterest, type: Positive Words in the search bar.

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I was on the phone to a friend of mine today. We were both in full agreement about the benefits of the ocean. What a glorious yet frightening natural wonder! With the ability to make you float or make you sink.

What a soothing way to de-stress these holidays! Also, swimwear is optional if you find a private beach. Hehe.

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Oh, and enjoy your holidays guys!

xxx –

What did DIVF do in September?

September was a bit of a blur. Not only in terms of how many times I was heading out drinking, but also my future prospects. Everything seemed a little faded in regards to my university degree and where I should be working. But that doesn’t mean I haven’t done any cool shit.

So I thought I’d do a quick recap on the month that was September. Summer approached fast and before I knew it I was falling in love with the ocean all over again (well, I supposed that love never dwindled). Thankfully I only felt the wrath of one month of Winter. I’m a pretty good escape artist when it comes to a change in season. I dropped my university subjects down to two and began job seeking.

Heading back to the Sunshine Coast for a few weeks while I found my bearings around Brisbane again was the best thing I did. The sunny coast helped me to relax and have patience for a job that was on the horizon soon. The weather was blissful and the time I spent with a good friend of mine has been extremely cherished.

After three months, I am still ‘technically’ jobless but looking forward to starting a Christmas Casual position at SportsGirl at the end of this month.

Click play to listen to my Sept faves whilst you scroll.

Also don’t question the name of the account, I’m broke af so I use my friends Spotify premium.

SEPTEMBER MOOD-BOARD/ FEELS / COOL SHIT

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Click here to see my recent YouTube Video: it’s short & sweet.

This month I collaborated with Big World Small Pockets blog here: http://bigworldsmallpockets.com/getting-off-the-beaten-track-in-greece/

I also collaborated with The Noise In Wonderland so you can check that blog post out here: http://dancinginviolentfields.com/4-things-you-should-never-apologise-for/

LOOKING FORWARD TO WHAT OCTOBER BRINGS.

Keep being rad, kids. x