06/10/2015 07:00 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

7 Poses To Help You Relieve Stress ASAP

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It's time to prioritize a little relaxation.

Ever felt like you've been so busy that you've turned into a total grouch? Research shows stress can negatively influence your mood, turning any happy disposition into a sour attitude. Not to mention, stress can seriously take a toll on your physical health.

That's where these simple yoga poses come in. Happify, a website and app dedicated to helping people build skills for happiness through science-based activities and games, put together the infographic below to demonstrate a few moves to do when you've become overwhelmed. Give them a try and feel yourself start to unwind. Then keep calm and continue on.

--Lindsay Holmes

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