From Podcasts to Tea Bags – Fight Stress for Less with Our Top Tips to Help You Relax
Are you feeling a little stressed as September approaches?
A survey for Tesco Mobile suggests that more than half of parents find this time of year difficult.
The return of the school race, the return to work.
So now is the time to be kind to yourself.
Switch off and save with these tips.
KEEP CALM: The Calm and Headspace apps offer free trials.
Headspace is an ideal gateway to relaxation, while Calm offers a range of guided meditations to help you find peace.
TO MOVE: Gyms are desperate to lure us in after losing so much business to the pandemic.
Check out the social media of gyms near you to see which ones are offering free passes right now.
Take a 30-minute brisk lunch walk while listening to a podcast, or enjoy an audiobook with the free trial of Audible
Use the digital services of your nearby library. Sign up through your local authority’s website for free access to countless eBooks, audiobooks, and music.
RELAX WITH FRIENDS: Socializing and laughing are such mood boosters.
Try to get cheap tickets to live comedies on the Wowcher and Groupon voucher sites.
For example, in Edinburgh you can get four tickets for a night at Comedy Attic for just £ 10 through Wowcher.
In London, you could get free audience seats for The Graham Norton Show, Taskmaster and more. Go to sroaudiences.com.
EAT WELL: Food is vital for overcoming stress.
Prepare healthy foods, including green leafy vegetables, lean meats, and oily fish.
For a vitamin supplement, get a 15% discount on highnature.com until the end of Bank Holiday Monday.
REST : I’ve never slept better than after drinking a cup of Night Sky Calm tea from Dragonfly Tea, £ 2.50 for 20 teabags at Waitrose.
But Clipper’s Sleep Easy organic tea costs just £ 1.99 at Holland & Barrett – a saving of 51 pence.
A weighted blanket can also help. On onlinehomeshop.com, the Brentfords blanket in silver gray costs £ 17, compared to £ 23.
- Prices correct at time of going to press. Offers and offers subject to availability.
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GET 25% off a selection of wines or fizz at Asda.
Six Prosecco Spumante would have cost £ 35.94, but until Monday night it’s only £ 26.96.
SAVE: £ 8.98 on six bottles
LIDL sells Jaffa Cake Taste Beanies Coffee for just £ 1.99.
PHONE at home with the new Xperia 1 III, available to order on O2.
It starts at £ 41 per month for 3GB of data with an upfront payment of £ 30.
Order by September 15th to get a free pair of Sony WH-1000XM3 headphones valued at £ 329.
Do your kids love Lego?
Instead of the City Hello comforter set for £ 27 from Very.co.uk, get the City Panic set from Home Bargains for £ 14.99.
SAVE: £ 12.01
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The Gold TV channel raises its glass to the 40th anniversary of Only Fools And Horses by recreating the Nags Head pub for the ultimate fan experience.
Nags Head will be open in London this Friday and Saturday. Table reservation is free at gold.uktv.co.uk/nagshead.
Buy and save
BIN the mop and get the new Beldray Clean & Dry floor cleaner from Argos for £ 129.99, down from £ 149.99.
SAVE: £ 20
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