HEALTHY LIVING
11/25/2012 10:15 am ET | Updated Nov 26, 2012

Stress Relief Tips From Around The World


By Aviva Patz

Holidays can be helladays. If it's any comfort, our friends around the world are juggling a lot now, too. "What constitutes stress is not having the time or help to meet demands in your life, whether you're in Texas or Taiwan," says Alice Domar, Ph.D., executive director of the Domar Center for Mind/Body Health in Boston. "Holidays further strain our resources."

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You knew that, but you might not be aware of stress relief tactics -- centuries-old practices, in some cases -- that people in these foreign locales rely on. And not one involves lavender candles.

Stress Relief Tips From Around The World

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