22 cheap ways for nurses to de-stress

20. Spend the Day as Ms./Mr. Fix-It

Remember those flowers that need replanting? Or that loose board in the deck that should probably be replaced? How about the Christmas lights you still haven’t taken down? Small tasks like these might seem daunting, but dedicating a day to fixing up your home can help you de-stress and manage your life. You’ll be getting things done that have been in the back of your mind (or your spouse has been nagging you about!). Plus, cleaning up your home can reinvigorate you. Even painting one wall a new color can breathe new life into your house.

Completing projects is also a great way to spend time with your family. Dad can dig holes for new flowers while mom repots the dahlias and the kids decide where they go. Looking for some “me time?” Stay focused (and avoid negative thoughts) by concentrating on one project at a time. Even if you only fix one thing this weekend, you’ll feel better for accomplishing something.

Cost: Just the money you spend on supplies
More Info: Visit Fixya.com, Home Depot or Lowes, DoItYourself.com

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