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10 Easy Ways to Stay Stress-Free during Budget Season

10 Easy Ways to Stay Stress-Free during Budget Season

Hello fellow property managers!  We know this time of year can add extra pressure to anyone’s day.  Since we can’t be there to lend you a helping hand {or pour you a glass of your favorite vintage} we hope these helpful tips for relieving stress will help you breeze through budget season!

Cheers!

 

Try an inversion

“Legs up the Wall”  pose is one of our faves when we need to unwind:

  • Find an empty wall and lie on your back
  • Stretch your legs straight in the air
  • Scooch toward wall and rest legs on the wall
  • Rest with legs on wall for 5 minutes
  • {PS this is really good for digestion too}

Nibble on calming foods

These foods contain element that help calm the body and mind:

  • Spinach
  • Pistachios
  • Avacado
  • Lentils
  • Limes
  • Kale
  • Asparagus
  • Soybeans

**Note: they’re all green! How on brand are we?**

Try a calming breathing exercise

  • Place right thumb over the right nostril
  • Breathe in through the left nostril for 4 counts
  • Cover the left nostril with right ring finger
  • Remove thumb from right nostril
  • Breathe out of the right nostril for 4 counts
  • Continue for 20 breaths or until calm

*This sounds complicated…it’s not!*

Sip on some peppermint tea

That’s a favorite around the Apartminty office…go figure!

Peppermint is rich in essential oils, vitamins and dietary fiber, which helps to control blood cholesterol and blood pressure inside the human body.

Pay someone a genuine compliment

Whether you’re acknowledging a team member’s hard work or lifting a stranger’s spirit, spreading good karma is good for the soul!

 

Take a walk

There’s nothing like a little fresh air and some peace and quiet to help clear your mind, refocus and prioritze! Even 5 minutes on your lunch break will do wonders.

 

Pet a cat or dog

Not only are they adorable, but petting them for a few minutes is actually shown to lower your blood pressure.

Win-Win!

Make a pick-me-up playlist

Take the time now to create one soothing and one energizing playlist for when you need them most!

Click HERE for some awesome playlists we made just for you!

Treat yourself to a cocktail

We wish we could be there to whip one up for you!

Since we can’t, here’s a link to all of our favorite recipes!

Get Better Leads with Apartminty!

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Learn more about Fresh Leads from Apartminty

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About The Author

Holli

Not one to settle for status quo, Holli has spent her 15 year career shaking up the multifamily industry. From creating unheard of building amenities to designing lounge-like leasing centers, to major Pinterest fails in the kitchen, she is ever experimenting. It’s no surprise that she created a new way to match apartment renters with their perfect home. Holli is a featured speaker and session facilitator at regional and national industry conferences. When she’s not brainstorming the next marketing campaign, you can find Holli testing the limits of bottomless brunch or beating her boyfriend at Jeopardy.

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