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Thursday, September 18, 2008

10 Best Stress Busters - 10

Paint a Picture -- or Go Bowling

A study published in the Journal of Nursing Scholarship in 2004, found that creating artwork and crafts helped to relax a group of adults who were serving as caregivers for family members with cancer. "It's incredibly stress-reducing to work on a project that takes your focus away from your own thoughts and worries," says Borysenko. Art-making not your thing? "Some people's creative expression is their bowling league," says Borysenko. "What's important is the combination of doing something you love and engaging in that other-centeredness."


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