Written by Kasia Kurek and Kirstyn Brown
Photo by Eugenia Porechenskaya/shutterstock.com
Feeling stressed out? Of course you are—who isn’t? According to the latest statistics released by the American Psychological Association, one in four women report that their stress levels are “extreme.” And the more stressed we become, the more health experts are warning us of the dangers to our hearts, immune systems, digestive systems and mental well-being. So what’s a modern-day busy woman to do to stay healthy and sane? Sure, you can add an extra yoga class to your already jam-packed schedule or try to sit still long enough to meditate, but these five science-backed strategies are things you’ll actually do—today.