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8 Ways to Beat Stress

Reconnecting with stillness is an important component of health
Let your thoughts float away.
Let your thoughts float away.
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Every day, devote a little time to take yourself out of the "busyness" game. First, eliminate all forms of intrusion. Then close your eyes, breathe deeply and let your thoughts float downstream like a log carried by the river. You can practice meditation or relax in a hot bath with aromatherapy. When a thought comes up, just watch it float away.