HEALTHY LIVING
01/07/2014 08:50 am ET | Updated Jan 23, 2014

Keep Calm: 9 Mantras To Get You Through Your Toughest Challenges

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The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you find your way back to balance.

GPS Guides are our way of showing you what has relieved others' stress in the hopes that you will be able to identify solutions that work for you. We all have de-stressing "secret weapons" that we pull out in times of tension or anxiety, whether they be photos that relax us or make us smile, songs that bring us back to our heart, quotes or poems that create a feeling of harmony, or meditative exercises that help us find a sense of silence and calm. We encourage you to look at the GPS Guide below, visit our other GPS Guides here, and share with us your own personal tips for finding peace, balance and tranquility.

When we're dealing with life's little frustrations, keeping calm may work, but simply carrying on doesn't always solve everything. However, the famous phrase does allude to some smart wisdom: Taking a pause to focus on your next move can help contain the stress of certain situations. So, if carrying on doesn't seem to do the trick, don't fret -- there are plenty of other ways to handle the scenario. Need some inspiration? Check out the nine other ways you can keep calm and tackle your troubles below.

  • When you're feeling blue...
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  • When you need a reminder how awesome you are...
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  • When you feel stuck in a rut...
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  • When you need something to believe in...
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  • When you're feeling dull and bored...
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  • When you need some inspiration...
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  • When you're navigating challenges...
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  • When you need some motivation...
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  • When you need a positive perspective...
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