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Feeling stressed out? You're not alone. Many people report feeling frazzled.
In the latest Mayo Clinic National Health Checkup, the highest proportion of respondents said their job and/or school contributed the most to their stress level last year.
"It's important that we learn how to relieve the stress that builds during the [workday] or school day," says Dr. Amit Sood, author of The Mayo Clinic Guide to Stress-free Living. "Even a five-minute break can help in reducing your overall stress level."
In this Mayo Clinic Minute, Dr. Sood offers stress-reducing ideas designed to make you smile. Jeff Olsen reports.
Journalists: Broadcast-quality video pkg (0:59) is in the downloads. Read the script.
Read Dr. Sood's blog posts and follow @AmitSoodMD on Twitter.
Dr. Sood is director of research in the Complementary and Integrative Medicine Program on Mayo Clinic's Rochester campus in Minnesota. He also chairs the Mind-Body Medicine Initiative at Mayo Clinic.
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