It’s 7:30 p.m. You’re only halfway through that progress report due first thing tomorrow, and your mind is swimming in spreadsheets and invoices, blueprints and plans. You’re not sure you can finish it all – certainly not without getting those dark bags under your eyes, even though tomorrow is corporate picture day. No bueno.
Stress. We’ve all been there: the inability to think, the sensation of rising panic in your stomach and throat, the feeling that maybe you should just forget everything and move to Turkey. Instead, you eat a pint of Ben&Jerry’s and just keep trucking. What if, instead, you could turn down the dial on stress using natural, practical and straight-up simple everyday techniques? Well, you can. Here are six of our favorite ideas.