The world is a stressful place right now, and we've all got to figure out how to deal with it, so we don't get completely overwhelmed. It's a struggle, because the old stuff either isn't working, or is off-limits because of social distancing. So we asked our fans on Facebook to share with us the weird solutions they've found for handling stress.

What they told us was both good advice, and unexpectedly inventive.

TELL US NOW. Rachel O. has been destressing with a MLP coloring book. Dbeee I'm able to refocus my thoughts in a creative direction, distract myself
Rachel O.

TELL US NOW. Ashley S. takes out her stress on a dead tree. I shout profanities and complain at a dead tree near my apartment when I'm ticked off or
Ashley S.

TELL US NOW. Donnalynn R. relieves stress with a bag of peanuts. She goes out to her yard and feeds the squirrels and chipmunks. She gets to watch the
Donnalynn R.

TELL US NOW. Keith D. finds watching cooking channels soothing. He watches them on Youtube, and specifically recommends period cooking shows. They're
Keith D.

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TELL US NOW. Jessica D. stumbled across a stress reducer. She mixed up her beads, and spent hours carefully sorting them by color. I don't know why b
Jessica D.

TELL US NOW. Kayleigh C. sayS jigsaw puzzles are solving her stress. There's just something SO gratifying about solving problems that actually have c
Kayleigh C.

TELL US NOW. Mike S. unwinds with needlepoint. BEATINGS UUILL CONTINUE UTIL MORALE IMPROVES I'm a 250-lb rather large bearded dude and needlepoint or
Mike S.

TELL US NOW. Kurosaki M. recommends going retro. Playing games from childhood really puts me in a good mood, especially when I pass stages I never di
Kurosaki M.

TELL US NOW. Mandee W. has been beautifying her neighborhood. KND I've been painting rocks for the kids in my community to discover in the neighborho
Mandee W.

TELL US NOW. Erin S. is re-reading Harry POu D HARRY ARRY HARBY 111 AND THr ERIES HARR AND DEATHly And H HARRY ORDER NG AND rhe AL ARRY THE THe DOTTER
Erin S.

TELL US NOW. Lucia M. says it's all about timing, with shopping. annn eeame nn7 I do it about 30 minutes before closing time. I still have to take al
Lucia M.

TELL US NOW. Emily M. recommends old football games. 48 50 (5 tA 7 We pick ones that have the commercials still in them, and we laugh at all the old
Emily M.

TELL US NOW. Talissa C. set up a hammock on her balcony. It makes outside feel like it isn't part of my house and like I'm not spending all my time t
Talissa C.

TELL US NOW. Alicia M. is unwinding by the numbers. Doing paint-by-numbers allows me to focus on very minute details that are not real life problems,
Alicia M.

TELL US NOW. Andrew C. has become a butterfly breeder. It started when his wife bought caterpillars for their daughter, and has snowballed. It's surp
Andrew C.

TELL US NOW. Jonathan M. bought a Rubik's Cube. It's absolutely silly, but it's a distraction that focuses me at the same time.
Jonathan M.

TELL US NOW. Morgana M. put out a bird feeder. 'Watching the birds helps me de-stress. It has the opposite effect on the cat.
Morgan M.
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