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20 Affordable Ways to De-stress

Nina Kim, Georgia Price | Monster

August 10, 2009

Whether you’re a teacher, a nurse or a banker, any job can be overwhelming and stressful. Learning how to manage stress and channel it through positive means is vital, not just for a successful career, but for your happiness and well-being too.

If you don’t take time to unwind, constant stress can lead to a number of physical and psychological problems, like poor concentration, depression, back pain and weight gain. It also weakens your immune system and increases your risk for cancer and cardiovascular disease.

These 20 different ways to de-stress don’t break the bank. So hit pause, relax and indulge in some much needed (and affordable!) R&R. Just because you’re a young professional doesn’t mean you won’t get tired!

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