Various People Discuss How They Decompress From Stress in Animated NPR Video

As a part of their “Stressed Out” series, NPR interviewed a number of people about how they deal with stress and included their answers in this animated video entitled, “How We Decompress From Stress“. The methods employed were as different as the people themselves.

I’m an urban beekeeper and so I put the earphones on and if I’m not careful I lose myself I stay there for hours…Chocolate and sewing, crafting things that will take my mind off schoolwork, anything like that. Just whenever you feel down, chocolate’s there and it makes you feel happy, mostly due to all the scientific properties and stuff…Spending time at the ocean with very old high school friends…A cup of coffee and if that doesn’t work, then sometimes I just like the silence.

Lori Dorn
Lori Dorn

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