Feeling Stressed about Your Real Estate Transaction? Simple Tips to Let Go of the Negative Energy
By Keith Loria
Selling a home, especially in today’s housing market, can be one of the most stressful experiences of your life. The process is uncertain, unsettling and time-consuming, not to mention expensive.
That’s why it’s important to take care of yourself and try to relax when you can. Treat yourself to a special day away and put your home selling worries behind you for at least a few hours.
“I have seen many clients who look to me to take those cares away and massage can be a great stress reliever,” says Carrie Nash, a massage therapist operating in the D.C. area. “You can relax, let your mind wander and be soothed by the music as you let go of all the negative energy that surrounds the process of selling a home.”
Women can also take up yoga, do palates, get a facial, do their nails or indulge in any number of spa treatments.
For men, a round of golf is always a good stress reliever. Or they may want to enjoy a night out with their buddies, a game of cards or a trip to the bowling alley. Men can also take advantage of some spa treatments as well.
Couples should arrange a nice dinner, get together with old friends or even take in a play or comedy performance. Just remember not to let the conversation steer toward the house.
If you have kids, it’s important to understand that a home sale is tough on them, too. Plan a trip to a local amusement park or ballgame and take the time to enjoy being together as a family.
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