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Stress has serious side-effects, yet no one can live a life without it. The following fun de-stressers will help keep you at your best all year long.
Text by Stacy Wynn
Women love this one. Dark chocolate is full of antioxidant flavonoids, which, according to research published in Proceedings, helps relax blood vessels, lower blood pressure and calm overall body stress.
Researchers Prof. Eric Abrahamson & David H. Freedman have discovered that while cleanliness may be next to godliness, some general clutter will not only significantly reduce stress, but can spark creativity.
Goofing off by watching short funny videos online causes laughter
that results in a critical increase of blood to the heart, according to a group of scientists at the University Of Maryland.