11/06/2012 12:10 pm ET

Divorce Stress: 34 Ways To Relieve Stress During Divorce

In the lotus posture close up
In the lotus posture close up

Don't let anyone tell you differently: Divorce can be one of the most stressful times in a person's life.

In fact, in his recently published book, legal professor David Pastrana suggested that the newly divorced go through the same stages of grief as those dealing with the death of a loved one -- chiefly, denial, anger, depression and acceptance. And a recent study by Michigan State University revealed that divorced people experience a more rapid decline in their well-being than their married counterparts.

So how can you get a hold of post-divorce stress before it starts to get you down? For guidance, we asked our followers on Facebook and Twitter to share with us the ways they coped with stress during their own divorces. From Muay Thai kickboxing, to sulking to a country song, click through the slideshow below for 34 ways our readers relieved stress, then add your tips in the comments.

How Did You De-Stress During Divorce?