Physical and Mental Stress Relief for Writers

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Right about now, you might be feeling a little overwhelmed. You might feel a little stiff and achy, distracted, unable to focus. I hear you. I’m feeling that way right now, too, which is why I decided to share a few little stress relief treats today.

First, on the physical side, sitting at the keyboard for long periods of time definitely wreaks havoc with neck and back muscles, not to mention the tendons that are susceptible to carpal tunnel syndrome. To help you combat these muscle gremlins, here is a link to a series of yoga stretches plus two videos of simple, quick exercises. Doing these routines only takes a few minutes each day, and can provide some immediate relief as well as help prevent further pain and injury.

Office Yoga: Sneak These 10 Stretches Into Your Day

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buddhify2On the mental side of things, I am loving…

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