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How to Stop Multitasking and Lower Stress


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Take a mental siesta

Instead of racing through your to-do list, schedule in time every single day to just chill out, Mack says.

Reserve 10 minutes after lunch to sit on a park bench and people-watch or drive around with the windows open and listen to music. Doing something pleasurable helps you tune into the moment—which will snap you out of stress mode.

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