(HealthDay News) -- You may be overwhelmed with holiday stress, leaving you little energy to enjoy the season.
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The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services suggests these relaxation techniques to help get you through the holidays:
- Take slow, deep breaths to help you slow breathing and relax.
- Close your eyes and imagine yourself in a relaxing, peaceful environment.
- Tense then relax the muscles throughout your body.
- Tell yourself positive things to help you feel better, such as "I can handle anything that comes my way."
-- Diana Kohnle
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