Fast Stress Relief - Calm Down Quickly
Regain your cool even quicker than you lost it with these simple techniques.
By Kelly Mickle
O, The Oprah Magazine | From the December 2012 issue of O, The Oprah Magazine
Housework's repetitive nature can help release tension. "We get lost in the rhythm of folding clothes or vacuuming, which can disrupt stressful thought patterns and trigger the body's relaxation response," says Herbert Benson, MD, director emeritus of the Benson-Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital.
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