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It’s been awhile since I’ve wrote an entry for The Little Things but I just had the most luxurious bubble bath and had to write about it. 

A Hot Bath

Whether it’s a cold winter day, a rainy spring afternoon, you’re stressed to the limit or your body just needs some extra TLC, nothing soothes quite like a hot bath. 

It’s the perfect way to get away from the kids, catch up on some “me time” and indulge in your favourite book. After a hard workout or some manual labor there’s nothing better than a calming soak for your tender muscles. And warm blankets have got nothing on a hot bath after getting chilled right down to the bone. 

Add some candles or soft music for a more relaxing effect, pour in the Epsom salts to soothe those muscles or add some fun bubbles and a rubber ducky for the kids (or when you just want to feel like one :))

The next time you’re feeling the stress work its way into your body, run yourself a bath. Crank on those faucets, pour in the bubbles and enjoy.

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How often do we stop, do absolutely nothing and just be?

In this crazy world, we are often feeling stressed, rushed, distracted, agitated, and worried. What do we usually do to help with this? We rush more, we stress more and we try to fit even more things into our already overly crowded days.

Do you ever notice how the more you hurry and stress, the more mistakes you make? Wouldn’t it be a much better idea to slow down, take a few deep breaths, relax a little and then move on with your tasks? I have found that whenever I feel myself getting enveloped by the surrounding chaos, I feel much better if I completely stop what I’m doing for a few minutes and just breathe.

The next time you feel yourself getting out of control. Stop, click on this link and just allow yourself to breathe and do absolutely nothing for two minutes. I guarantee you will feel better and be in a much better place to tackle your distressing responsibilities.

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