7 ways to manage stress

Some simple ways to manage the stress of everyday life

WTOP's Rachel Nania

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WASHINGTON For the first time in 10 years, stress levels are on the rise.

A recent study from the American Psychological Association shows that despite a gradual decrease in stress since 2006, more Americans reported feeling stressed between August 2016 and January 2017.

A number of sources are to blame for the increase in anxiety, including the current political climate, money, work and even technology. And while all of these triggers may be inescapable, Teri Harbour, a stress management instructor at Frederick Community College and creator of the card game Arjuna, says there are some simple ways to better manage stress on a day-to-day basis.

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