40 Easy Ways to Relieve Stress and Slim Down


With endless hours logged at work, bills to pay, and those little annoyances that tend to crop up, from long lines at the grocery store to the interminable wait between Game of Thrones episodes, it’s no wonder we’re stressed.

Research published in the American Psychological Association’s annual “Stress in America” report reveals that stress increased among study participants, rising from a 4.8 in August 2016 to a 5.1 by January 2017 on a scale where 10 indicates a “great deal of stress.” Even more alarming, 80 percent of those polled reported dealing with at least one health issue spurred on by stress, including anxiety, depression, headaches, and a general feeling of being overwhelmed.

While those symptoms are nothing to sneeze at, for those trying to slim down and improve their overall health, stress can cause even more frustrating issues, and may even have those numbers on the scale moving in the wrong direction.

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