Breathe in, breathe out. It’s going to be OK, my beautiful friends. If life has you feeling extra stressed out lately, you’re not alone. It’s OK to ask for guidance, and who better to ask than the stars? Here are the best ways for you to de-stress according to your zodiac sign.
Aries March 21-April 19
There’s no place for Aries in second place. As a determined ram and the first sign of the zodiac, Aries will do pretty much anything to stay on top, which can be stressful AF.
There are two ways an Aries can keep all that bundled-up stress in check. You can Either channel it into an intense physical activity or just hit the brakes altogether and enjoy time to yourself to reset. We love that you thrive for the top Aries, but don’t forget to take a break every now and then.
Taurus April 20-May 20
You are not a creature of change Taurus, you feel the best when you feel secure and safe, so when something or someone pushes you out of your comfort zone, you get stressed TF out.
Next time you need to de-stress, take a minute to meditate. Activities that allow you to stay grounded AF work well for you, Taurus. Remember that practice makes perfect and mastering this technique will help yo improve your overall peace of mind.
Gemini May 21-June 20
You’re a social butterfly Gemini, between grabbing drinks with friends, hanging out with the fam and overachieving at work you rarely have downtime just for yourself.
When you overbook your social calendar, you become stressed out. It’s OK to say no, Gemini, your friends will still love you. If you feel like it may be time to de-stress try working some you time into your schedule. Although it may be hard, sometimes it’s best to be by yourself.
Cancer June 21-July 22
You’re always concerned with the ones around you, Cancer. When their sad, you feel just as bad as they do. You have an incredibly caring spirit, and that is amazing, but it can also be stressful AF continuously worrying about those whom you love.
As a Cancer, you need time to reflect and process your emotions naturally. The next time you need to destress, take a stroll on the beach or for a walk around the neighborhood. Sometimes all you need is a moment to clear your mind.
Leo July 23-August 22
As a Leo, you are the happiest when your basking in the spotlight. You love an ego-stroke now and again, but there is more than what meets the surface, Leo. You tend to keep everything in and pretend that nothing bothers you, even when it does. Protective in nature, when your friends or loved ones make poor decisions, you get triggered.
The best way for a Leo to destress is by having fun! Pretty simple right? Go dancing, sing karaoke, or just go out and have a much-needed girls night. Spending time in the spotlight should be your go-to de-stressor.
Virgo August 23-September 22
Plain and simple, Virgos tend to overthink situations and get in their head. Always analyzing, they tend to be overly critical—especially of themselves.
In order to destress Virgos need to do something that can get them out of their logical heads. An activity such as gardening, yoga, or painting Should be implemented into their everyday life. Get out of your own way, Virgo.
Libra September 23-October 22
OK, I’ll say it. You’re a people pleaser, Libra. You often fall into the trap of making too many commitments To too many people. Spreading yourself then is the leading cause of your stress. It’s OK to say no, Libra.
When you feel like you’ve lost your equilibrium, Surround yourself with beauty in any shape or form. Admiring great works of art, enjoying the outdoors, or even something as simple as admiring a rose garden can help you crush your anxieties.
Scorpio October 23-November 21
Passionate and a little intense, Scorpios tend to become a bit obsessive. Once a thought makes it into their head, it is darn near impossible to get it out. You love NYPD, and when you start to think this way, you turn into a detective obsessing, searching, and digging for evidence.
Aren’t you exhausted, Scorpio? The best way to soothe a Scorpio is to sit back and be pampered. Schedule yourself a massage, plan a facial, or even just a good long nap can help you destress.
Saggitarius November 22-December 21
You love a great adventure, and you will do anything you can to see the world. However, sometimes your room and spirit can lead you straight into exhaustion. Escaping every day is one of the best ways for Sagittarians to destress their gypsy souls, as long as they’re not doing it in a way that is going to break the bank.
To de-stress, you don’t have to drop $2000 Sagittarius, check out some local spots for a weekend getaway. Your wallet will thank us later.
Capricorn December 22-January 19
You are boss AF CAPRICORN. Being a boss lady can often lead to being a workaholic. Staying loyal to your responsibilities, you are always searching for a way to climb that corporate ladder. Checking off everything that needs to get done can run you straight into the ground.
To destress, Capricorn’s need to stay far far away from the 9-5 they are used to. Get into nature. Go for a hike, go rock climb or do anything other than sit in your office and work. You will be amazed at how quickly you will feel distressed.
Aquarius January 20-February 18
As the most prominent thinkers of all the signs, chilling out may not seem possible to you. Much like Virgos, you tend to get in your head and overthink EVERYTHING. All the overthinking starts to wear on you and causes you to become exhausted.
To destress, we recommend a solid retreat of some sort. Whether you decide to take a social media detox, practice your favorite yoga poses or try some meditation; some one on one time with yourself is truly the best way to go.
Pisces February 19-March 20
You are dreamy, creative, and extremely empathetic, Pisces. You tend to Take on other people’s problems as if they were your own. If someone else is feeling something, as a Pisces you are going to feel it too which is incredibly stressful.
Pisceans greatly benefit from diving into expressive, artsy activities—like drawing or singing—and aromatherapy and meditation can help calm the sometimes-stormy ocean in their heart. Tuning out the world with some music will always help a Pisces de-stress.
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