In this fast-paced world, it’s no wonder stress is such a hot topic. You put your body through all kinds of physical demands. You work 40 to 60 hours a week, commute back and forth in long lines of traffic, eat fast food and sleep for a few hours before doing it all over again. The news is a constant barrage of politics, medicine and social turmoil, just to name a few of the things that cause emotional tension. This daily strain disrupts sleep, causes headaches and muscle aches, increases blood pressure, weakens your immune system, and negatively impacts personal relationships. The good news is there are plenty of things you can do to relieve this stress. Here are a few ideas to get you on your way to a calmer, happier life.