I'm very happy to be back home, and to make sure that I keep this happy feeling, instead of allowing myself to become short-tempered (highly likely), I ran through some of my easier tips for staying cool.
When we're unable to change the circumstances that are causing stress, it's vital to have strategies to change how we react to the stressor. Even when you can't change the world around you, you can change yourself.
Relaxation is the most difficult Olympic sport of all, and the sting of not getting a medal can run deep. Finding our present is often the missing step as many of us begin a meditation, yoga or any other mind-cleansing practice.