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This is the perfect opportunity for all of us to start afresh with our New Year resolutions. Many of us have in mind that we’ll start doing this or stop doing that. Most of the habits we’re trying to tackle are likely to be the remnants of poor coping mechanisms for stress. This year, many of us will focus on reducing those wines after work, resolving not to Netflix into the wee hours, aiming for one coffee instead of five, quitting sugar and for some of us taking up cycling instead of gaming all day.

Well why not make a resolution to learn how to handle stress better this year? It’s likely that all the other resolutions you might have will just fall into place, without the usual battle that goes with them. What are 7 tips to beating stress and how can we apply them to our life? Doctor Marny Lishman who is Psychologist joined me on The Drive Home to discuss this topic.