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Move

June 06, 2020

Stress can also be managed through exercise or movements like tai chi or yoga, often called meditation in motion. The stretching postures in yoga cause the body to increase dopamine, a feel-good neurotransmitter. A typical class consists of about 50 minutes of standing, sitting and floor postures followed by 10 minutes of relaxation. You can watch a DVD or Internet video for instruction, or better yet, take a class with a live instructor.

Any one of these suggestions can help reduce stress. Two is even better. Whatever you do, do something; don’t let the holiday blues get you down.



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