Every Friday, as part of our new 'weekly wellbeing' initiative, HuffPost UK Lifestyle will be picking their favourite feel-good story from around the web to share with our lovely readers.
With one quarter of Brits admitting to getting stressed every day and countless studies linking anxiety to mental and physical health problems, what better start to the weekly round-up than some tips to help you de-stress?
"When you 'feel' stress reduce, you are feeling your heart rate calm, your brainwaves organize, your vessels dilating, and your physiology and emotional state return to neutral," Dr. Ackrill said.
"A number of activities have stress-reducing effects for multiple reasons."
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