5 ways your body says it's stressed

Stress isn't just unpleasant — it can have real health consequences. Learning to listen to your body is key to managing and reducing your stress levels.

Watch to learn the telltale signs of stress your body might be trying to warn you about.

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  3. Mindfulness exercises. Mayo Clinic. https://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/consumer-health/in-depth/mindfulness-exercises/art-20046356. Accessed May 20, 2020.
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  6. Positive thinking: Stop negative self-talk to reduce stress. Mayo Clinic. https://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/stress-management/in-depth/positive-thinking/art-20043950. Accessed May 20, 2020.