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6 Ways to Reset Your Day in 30 Minutes or Less - #Takes2ToMangoTea

As moms, wives, employees, entrepreneurs, pet owners and community members, I think I speak for most American women when I say we are pulled in several directions on any given day. Someone always needs something from us. Our kids are sent home sick from school, we have a huge deadline to meet, and the taxes are due all on the same day! Life is stressful, and it won’t be slowing down any time soon. In this day and age, we all need to get better about self-care, but that doesn’t have to mean a day off spent at a luxurious spa (though that’d be nice). In reality, we need a little help every day! With the new Snapple® Takes 2 to Mango™ Tea, it can be possible to reset and refresh your day.

No matter how busy I get, crafting is my go to way to reset. There's just something about doing things with your hands (and your mind), that calms you down. It was after a stressed out day, and going to speak to my therapist, that she recommended doing things with my hands. Whether it be writing, knitting or in my case, working on a craft project. I took her up on the idea and since then there's been no turning back. However, crafting can get pretty intensive and that's why I love having something on hand to drink. I was recently in Walmart picking up some crafts supplies for a new craft project, and noticed that Snapple had a brand new flavor of tea, the Takes 2 to Mango Tea and I just knew that I had to give it a try.

Now if you've read my profile in my sidebar, you know that I grew up in the Caribbean. I was actually known to climb a mango tree, or two, or three, while growing up there. My parents had mango trees in the backyard, and every time mangoes were in season, I'd be the first to get them. There are so many ways to prepare mango, and I have a huge love of any and everything mango. Call me the mango connoisseur. This new Snapple Takes 2 to Mango Tea does not disappoint. It's a burst of mango flavor in your mouth and it totally refreshes and resets your day, and you don't even have to chill it, but it does taste better chilled.

Now if you're running low on time, I have 6 ways to reset your day in 30 minutes or less.

1. Meditate. Stay with me here! You don’t have to get out a special cushion, light incense and sit cross-legged on the floor. Simply do some deep breathing and clear your mind as best as possible while making dinner or doing another task that doesn’t require concentration. I find it easiest to do this before I fall asleep at night.

2. Get active. Whether your idea of re-centering yourself involves a quick yoga session, a walk around the block in the fresh air, or a ride on the stationary bike, use physical activity as a healthy escape. Sometimes you just have to literally walk away from your stress and return with a clear head.

3. Make time for tea time. I need to find little ways to treat myself, so I grab a Snapple Takes 2 to Mango Tea on my way out the door to pick up my daughter from school in the afternoon. I call it my tea time! After a ride with the windows down and the radio going, I’m re-energized to face the rest of my day. Also whenever I craft, my Snapple Takes 2 to Mango Tea is right there along with me.

4. Write it out. If I want a do-over and don’t want to say or do anything I’ll regret in a stressful moment, I write it in my journal. Lock yourself in your bedroom and allow yourself the 15 minutes it might take to get it all out on paper. You’ll probably have a new perspective on the situation in 24 to 48 hours and will be glad you vented to your journal.

5. Use art therapy. You’ve probably noticed adult coloring books are all the rage right now. Women who use them say they’re a big stress reliever. Whether you color, paint, sew, knit, decoupage, scrapbook, make jewelry or pottery, or any other number of artistic pursuits, prioritize therapeutic creativity. There’s a reason you had art class in elementary school!

6. Play. Let your inner child out by playing with your kids for a half hour every day. Get outside and run around, build a living room fort, or put together a puzzle and talk about their day. Escape your own worries by bonding with them and having fun while doing it.

And don't forget your Snapple Takes 2 to Mango Tea, available at Walmart.

#Takes2ToMangoTea #Walmart

Annmarie John
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  1. Tea time is happy time! This day just started and I'm already at the point where I need to switch it up. First, Snapple time. Then, meditate. Then, take the dog hiking! Whee!

  2. How cool that you grew up in the Caribbean! Jealous! And love Snapple so going to try out this tea, then add it into my day (try to) for some down-time.

  3. Oh this sounds like a good road trip drink to me! That's about the only time I drink anything but water :)

  4. I love snapple, so I have to try this! I also think it is really important to take time out for yourself daily to recharge, especially as a mom.

  5. I am not a tea drinker but this looks so good. I should share this to my friends who are tea-lovers!

  6. My mother in law drink mango tea - but I don't. Just thinking about it, I hasn't seen snapple over here in the UK for a while. xx

  7. I'm a tea drinker. It's so refreshing during the day. I love drinking it on a hot Summer's day

  8. I love Snapple! I usually grab one whenever we are out and I get thirsty. I never really keep any at the house though, because they would be gone within the day.

  9. I love mango so anything with mango flavor up to my alley. I'll check if Snapple available in the local shop here. You're right doing artwork is an amazing therapy, especially to release some stress.

  10. Snapple is so refreshing! I love iced tea when it's hot outside.

  11. That Kilner jar looks so adorable! I'm a huge fan of ice tea so here's to hoping that Snapple comes to the UK very soon :) x

  12. Love these easy tips to start your day on a great start! I also love Snapple's flavored teas. Exciting to see they're adding mango into the mix (one of my faves!)

  13. These look delicious and so refreshing. I will have to have a look in the stores here and see if I can find them. I would love to give them a try! Love Snapple. - Jeanine

  14. My favorites from this list are play and art therapy. Enjoying life and doing something fun are both so important to filling fulfilled.

  15. I can't remember the last time I had a Snapple. Drinking a refreshing tea can really give your day a boost and help you hit the reset button.

  16. This sounds like a great drink! It's important to take time out sometimes, and you've given some great tips. I love my adult colouring books!

  17. I absolutely love tea time! It makes me relax and of course help me to be refreshed from my daily grind. Snapple sounds really incredible!

  18. I love all these tips! We tell children to play but rarely take that advice ourselves.

  19. I love Snapple! Tea always helps me to relax a little bit. I'm not sure what it is but it does.

  20. I used to hate mango, it smelled like perfume to me but not in a good way, but I've been revisiting healthy food I once turned away to suit if my healthier taste buds have reform and darn it the Snapple mango is so delicious! Yum.

  21. Snapple was. It when I was in High school so sometimes I just drink it out of nostalgia. And it's still good!

  22. My big goal for this year is to get the kids and I out for a little walk in the morning. That way we all get a little active and it helps start our day off well.

  23. We are definitely pulled in all kinds of directions. The idea of resetting the day and taking a moment sounds great.


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