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The 6-Second Secret to Busting Stress

866110617_14d583e540_m.jpgBusy day? No time to relax? Losing your edge because you're so frazzled? Not to worry; you can sneak in a quick stress-buster in less time than it takes you to read this sentence.

Don't believe me? Then check out this guest post on Zen Habits. The premise is that on days you simply don't have the ability to carve out quiet time, you can boost your well-being and lower your stress levels with just one, 6-second breath.

That's 2 seconds to inhale, 4 seconds to exhale. Go ahead, try it now. Don't you feel better?

Sometimes, the simplest tricks are the most effective. Now, get back to work!

(image by szlea via Flickr, CC 2.0)

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