8 Surprising Ways to Lower Your Stress Now

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Stacy Colino on Dec 31, 2009 at 10:47AM

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8 Surprising Ways to Lower Your Stress Now

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Take a Tea Break

Skip the coffee and opt for tea instead. Research at the University College London found that drinking black tea on a daily basis can actually help you recover more quickly from the stresses of daily life by lowering levels of stress hormones and inducing greater feelings of relaxation. Whether you prefer your tea black or with milk or sugar, the choice is yours. Just sit back, enjoy your time-out, and sip the soothing brew.

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