Everyone experiences stress from time to time and if left unchecked, it can be a real joy-killer. Stress can start out over something small such as being stuck in traffic, but can spiral into something bigger. Studies show that 48% of people lose sleep due to stress. Not only does stress affects your mental health, it can also lead to physical health issues. We know we should reduce our stress levels, but it can seem difficult when we’re trying to keep up with everything else going on in our lives. But destressing is simple and doesn’t take much time out of your busy schedule. Check out these 3 simple ways to respond to stress in your life and keep your stress levels in check.