Teas are a natural way to reduce stress, but don't forget to eat! If you're a true foodie, this next tip is for you. Some of your favorite foods, from chocolate to Thanksgiving turkey, are packed with stress reducing agents that produce dopamine and serotonin, two chemicals necessary for 'happiness.'
Natural stress relieving foods include: vegetable soup, leafy greens, pistachios, blueberries, salmon, dark chocolate, pumpkin and sunflower seeds, dairy, avocados, cashews, yogurt, and carrots. Many of these foods reduce inflammation
as well, a key stress reliever and preventative against arthritis and chronic health problems.