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  • Hey, I'm Keri Glassman, here with some quick and simple tips to help you feel just a little bit better.

  • Feeling stressed?

  • Who isn't?

  • Take a deep breath and count to eight, why eight?

  • Well, sometimes 10 just takes too long.

  • Of course, if you can find the time to take some deep breaths and focus on your breathing every day for longer than an eight count, all the better -- but sometimes the schedule just doesn't allow for it.

  • The key is to take a moment or two --or eight-- every day to breathe, relax and get focused.

  • It's meditation at its simplest, and it really works.

  • Researchers have found that a simple meditation program did more than just help participants manage stress.

  • It actually changed their brain so that they became less reactive to stress.

  • The U.S. Army has even included basic mindfulness meditations in its resiliency training.

  • If it helps prepare soldiers for combat, think of what it can do for the typically non-life-threatening dilemmas we civilians face every day.

  • If you're prone to forget to do things like this, get in the habit of associating it with a specific activity that you do every day.

  • Maybe try breathing and counting while your morning coffee brews or for a few minutes before lunch.

  • So remember: count to eight to help keep stress from controlling you.

  • And you'll feel just a little bit better!

Hey, I'm Keri Glassman, here with some quick and simple tips to help you feel just a little bit better.

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