Chill Pill: 5 Simple Tips to Help You Stress Less
Palms sweating? Jaw clenching? Short of breath? Before you pull your hair out, check out these expert tips that will keep you stress-free
"Call in sick and take a mental health day," says Schaffer. "Do something to reinvigorate your body and mind. Visit a museum, take a walk in the park, take yourself to lunch and experience a new cuisine. When you return to your real life, you'll be better equipped to deal with whatever comes your way."
Another way to cherish a day off: get moving. Schaffer says, "Dancing is not only a social activity -- it's physical and has been shown to decrease stress and depression levels. If the late night scene isn't your thing, boost your exercise and your music knowledge in a tango, Zumba, or spinning class."
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