15 Ways to Cope With Stress


  1. Use your Mastercard to pay your Visa and vice-versa.
  2. Pop some popcorn without putting the lid on.
  3. When someone says "have a nice day", tell them you have other plans.
  4. Make a list of things to do that you have already done.
  5. Put your toddler's clothes on backwards and send him to pre-school as if nothing is wrong.
  6. Fill out your tax form using Roman Numerals.
  7. Go shopping. Buy everything. Sweat in it. Return it the next day.
  8. Pay your electric bill in pennies.
  9. Drive to work in reverse.
  10. Read the dictionary upside down and look for secret messages.
  11. Start a rumor and see if you recognize it when it comes back to you.
  12. Write a short story using alphabet soup.
  13. Stare at people through the tines of a fork and pretend they're in jail.
  14. Make a language up and ask people for directions in it.
  15. Replace the filling of a Twinkie with ketchup and put it back in the wrapper.