'Generation Stress': Tips for Millenials to Reduce Stress

The Huffington Post sets up oases on college campuses to encourage students to relax.
3:15 | 10/23/14

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Take a look at in a new push to get college students to chill out. Comes from Ariana Huffington, suggesting they sleep more and stop worrying. And now bringing relaxation to college campuses. Sara Haines with this story. It's the generation stress. More connected to technology than ever, which means unplugging and relaxing is a rarity. But we got a chance T of tho moments. Ah, the college glory days. Four years of friends, fun and, oh, right. Stress. I have a test tomorrow. Playing on the club soccer team. Have to go to labternhi Everyone's pretty. And the science proves it. According to one study, millennials have 25% more incidents of stress than the rest of the nation with no improvement over the last six years. Why is it that the youngest are struggling the most? Student debt at $1.2 trillion, a third are lives at home with their parents after dwra graduating. Reporter: The Huffington post is on a mission to make college students recharge. Setting up relaxation oasis at campuses in the country. We went to Lehigh university to see if they could get them to unwind. My first stop, petting some ups, or therapy dogs like Lilly. She's working while we're playing. That's right. But she loves being petted. Reporter: Research shows 20 minutes with these dogs can actually help lower the release of stress hormones like court sol. Is this relaxing to just talk and stop? Yeah, definitely a nice break from studying. Reporter: Next up, the homemade stress ball stand. No time for exercise? These little guys can help lower muscle tension in a pinch. I feel less stressed. Reporter: Can't fit an hour massage into your schedule? No problem. Enlist a friend for five to ten minutes to lower your heart rate. Put these all together, and you have the recipe for relaxation. Even on a busy college campus. This is totally working. For "Good morning America," Sara Haines, ABC news, Pennsylvania. I had way too much fun at the oasis. But one stress reducer that works for millennials and everyone else, kick your mobile device out of the bed at night. Don't charge it in there or look at it. Even this can make you feel better. And something simple, deep breaths. One thing is, when we get nervous, we breathe shorter, releasing court sol. Take one deep breath with me right now. I love these interactive exercises. George, I didn't hear you. How is that? The show can go on. Yeah. This is good TV. It's amazing. Because it releases oxygen into the healing parts of your brain. I like the petting the dog. Toast did that all morning, deep breaths. You passed him around like a stress ball. And we're in the good mood now. Coming up, behind the scenes

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