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Reduce Stress: Calm Down, Be Happier With These Anxiety-Reducing Tips

By Jena Pincott

These stress and depression reducers may seem paradoxical (and a couple we wouldn’t want to try deliberately), but that doesn’t mean they don’t work.

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As a reminder, always consult your doctor for medical advice and treatment before starting any program.

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