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Feeling a little edgy, tense, stressed lately? Try some time outdoors…. Taking a leisurely walk through a quiet park, forest, or beside your favorite stream or lake lowers stress. Being outdoors away from noise provides a healthy dose of natural medicine that can lower the level of the stress hormone cortisol. Being outdoors in a peaceful setting can also increase the amount of cancer-fighting proteins in your bloodstream. Bonus—the benefits last for up to a week!

Too busy for a walk outdoors? No worries—just by gazing at a natural setting, you can lower stress. You can even enjoy the stress-reducing, cancer-fighting benefits by taking a few minutes to relax, close your eyes, and recall a calm, peaceful setting.

Invite peace and tranquility into your life—your friends and loved ones will thank you for it.

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Look in the mirror and ask yourself: do you love the person you see staring back at you. The answer should be an emphatic Yes! Saying Yes! means accepting yourself and loving yourself simply for being who you are.

When you love yourself, the rest is easy.

– Take time for yourself—every single day. Even if it’s only half an hour a day, set aside time just for you to unwind and relax.

– Get up and move to increase your energy. Go for a walk, take an aerobics class, or turn up the volume on your favorite playlist and dance to the music. Bonus:  when you increase your energy you reduce your stress.

Hey, get busy. And tell somebody.

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