Instant Stress Relief: Scientifically Proven Ways To Chill Out Right Now

Stress has an unnerving way of popping up throughout our day, blindsiding us at work or when we’re trying to get some much-needed sleep.  Everyone has a unique bodily response to stress. Some people get nauseous, others break out in a cold sweat. Maybe your hands start shaking or you can’t breathe quite as well as normal. These responses were useful back in the pre-civilization world, when we risked getting eaten by a hungry grizzly bear every time we stepped outside our huts to hunt. In 2016, our instincts no longer respond to potential danger, but (physically) harmless situations like fighting with a partner or missing the bus. In a world of full of useless stress, here are some scientifically proven ways to chill out right now.

What do you do to calm down? Let us know in a comment.