8 Ways to De-stress During The Holidays


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6. Clear the mind.

Open your curtains and windows, go outside for a quick jog or swap your plastic wreath for a real one.  A University of Washington study revealed that looking out into the natural world reduces your heart rate, even in stressful situations. Buy a plant or try a centerpiece made of pinecones—and yes, they can be glittery.