because it's monday, and mondays are synonymous with the stress and avalanche of weekly to-dos, i thought i'd offer up this timely article. i read this last night as the sun was sinking behind the oaks and cutting a pretty stream of light through the porch. and it made sense, and seemed do-able.
this is woman's day's 75 best stress relief tips of all time. a collection of their hints and tricks from as far back as the fifties. they are all applicable, wonderful and spot-on. my personal favorite is #64:
whatever you enjoy doing, give it a regular place in your life. everyone needs an outlet. (may 1955).