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5 simple ways to lower stress levels and curb anxiety

By Fiona Embleton

Vogue Scandinavia February-March 2022 issue . Photo: Johan Sandberg

Stress isn't automatically a bad thing. It's a natural response in the body and part of our diurnal rhythm – cortisol levels rise naturally in the morning and lower as we prepare for sleep. But when we remain in a constant state of high alert, that's when stress takes its toll emotionally and physically