Ugh. It’s that time of year again. Seriously — didn’t we just do this whole thing, like, last week? Nope, we’ve actually spun around on this big ball of land and water 365 times since last tax season.
For most of us, tax time is no fun. Even worse — it can be a downright anxiety-inducing annual event for many. And certainly, with everything else going on, it’s no surprise if you’re ambling around like a clenched-body, teeth-gnashing stress zombie.
Luckily, there are plenty of ways you can address all that angst, worry, overwhelm — whatever brand of tension you’re lugging around like a hefty stack of documents for your CPA. Keep reading for some of our fave anti-stress tips and techniques.
When it comes to dominating tax time, two things are key: Having a plan and having options. Your plan gives you guidance on what to do. Your options give you actionable ways to do what you need to do.
Below are ideas and suggestions to consider. Use them to create a perfect-for-you tax-stress-annihilating plan with plenty of options for implementation.
We often psyche ourselves out, making a mountain out of what’s really just a tax obligation molehill. There are any number of reasons why we do this. But, nevertheless, we do this.
Tips for Maintaining Perspective
This is a big one, and not limited to the first three months of the year. In fact, some of these work best when used year-round….
Tips for Establishing Helpful Personal Habits
You know the idea of “naming the beast?” It’s where you label something monstrous, thereby taking away some of it power to be scary. This is like that.
Tips for Gathering Relevant Knowledge
You do not need to struggle through tax season alone! There are financial and wellness specialists out there for a reason.
And before you rule going pro out because you think it costs too much — think about the value of your time and wellbeing. You may decide that shelling out a few bucks to get things done quicker and properly is worth it for you.
Tips for Seeking Expert Assistance
Like some of those personal habits, healthful self-care is something you should consistently practice. Good self-care can make you more resilient — which means tough times are fewer, farther between, and easier to ride out. Score!
Tips for Taking Care of Yourself
So, how does CBD work to ease all the icky feelings tax season dredges up? That’s a great question. With an answer that can get fairly deep.
We’ll spare you the science lesson here. Just know that everyone has what’s called an endocannabinoid system (aka ECS). It’s through the ECS that your body recognizes and utilizes cannabinoids like CBD.
As you may be aware, CBD has many potential benefits. When your body responds to CBD, it could help alleviate some of that tax-time stress and anxiety. Here are some of the ways it might do that:
Needless to say, you have oh-so-many choices of CBD products available to you. It may take some time and experimentation to hit upon the ones that work best for you and the optimal ways to incorporate them into your routine for max benefit. This is pretty common.
On your CBD journey, you can explore formulations like:
Each preparation shines in a different way, but all may provide you relief from your tax season woes.
Tax time can be very trying for a whole lot of people for a whole lot of reasons. In this post, we share several tips and ideas for coping with the stress that often accompanies tax season.
Yes, we’re a bit biased. But we believe CBD could be a wonderful part of a tax-time self-care plan. CBD has many reported benefits — and research is constantly finding more! — but is possibly best known for its reputation to help users chill out.
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