Holidays Got You Stressed? 5 Ways the Internet can Help

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Stressed about the upcoming holidays? You’re not alone.

The American Psychological Assn. found that 44% of women and 31% of men say they are more stressed during the winter holiday season than any other time of year.

All that cooking, hosting, traveling and family time can be fun, but it’s another layer of things to do on top of your already busy schedule. And if your finances are tight, you may be wondering (and worrying) how you will afford it all.

If you feel your mind going a million miles a minute, consider turning to your computer or smartphone to relax. It may sound counterintuitive, but there are a lot of great apps, websites and podcasts out there that can help you de-stress, even if all you have is 15 minutes. Here are some of our favorite ways to unwind.


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