Prev NEXT  

Advertisement

8 Ways to Beat Stress

8

Laugh

Laughing is a great way to beat stress.
Laughing is a great way to beat stress.
©iStockphoto.com/Yuri Arcurs

Rent a classic comedy film, or tune in to "Nick at Nite" or the Comedy Channel. Rent a tape of your favorite comedian. Read some of those Internet joke lists that you've been archiving to "read later." Dig out your old "Far Side" cartoon collections. Clip a cartoon and post it on the refrigerator or fax it to a friend, to double the effect.

You may want to crack up with Loretta LaRoche, humor consultant and self-described "Queen of Stress," who promotes "Exaggeration Therapy" and an interactive "Tadah Club," among many other stress-busting techniques. If you tend toward "the dark side," consider pasting Loretta LaRoche's Ten Little Commitments on your refrigerator door.

Related Articles

UP NEXT

Isolation and Monotony Stress the Brain. Here's How to Cope

Isolation and Monotony Stress the Brain. Here's How to Cope

Social isolation and monotony in these days of COVID-19 may seem like passive problems, but they actually trigger the brain's stress reactions.


Advertisement


Advertisement

Advertisement

Advertisement