Tax Day. It can be, well, "taxing"... on more than just your wallet. Getting those numbers crunched and that deadline met can leave you with a hefty headache and a serious dose of anxiety. (Not to mention the dent in your savings.) Alas, the day has come, and we hope you feel at least a little relief that it's over and done with.
But if April 18, has you feeling less than relieved, we've got a few relaxing tips, tricks, and activities for this tedious Tax Tuesday. So sit back, relax, and sip your chamomile tea while perusing our most zen-inducing ideas.
Who says bubble baths have to be a pre-bedtime activity? Soak your troubles away morning, noon, and night. Grab a book, a cup of coffee (or wine, depending on the time!), and breathe in the smell of soap and candles.
Run It Out
Get your cardio on and clear your mind with a totally immersive cardio experience. Play your favorite tunes and get outside. The weather is begging for it!
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Seriously, I wasn't kidding. Brew yourself a pot of something warm and herbal and soul satisfying. Or, better yet, treat yourself to tea time somewhere away from home.
Plan a Vacay
Anticipating a big refund? Lucky you! Immerse yourself in tropical eye-candy research and plan yourself a little getaway. You deserve it. Conversely, if you're budget is about to be negatively impacted, plan a fun and free day outing. Trips to local hiking trails, parks, and beaches will help you unwind without further taxing your bank account.
Buy a Nice Bottle of Wine
Celebrate or commiserate with a nice bottle of red at the end of this long, hard day. Wine-not?! It's been a doozy. A glass (because, moderation) sipped slowly and whilst reading a book or having a chat or watching a guilty-pleasure TV show will do wonders for your heart and soul.
Get a Mani-Pedi
Pamper your digits and toesies (it's almost flip-flop season, after all). A little massage and some pretty polish will brighten your spirits (and fingers). If you have a bit more time and wiggle room in the budget, indulge in a Dry-Bar blowout and you'll feel like a million bucks... regardless of the what your tax docs actually say.
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