Although there have been many medical advancements in the area of mental health, treatment can still be a challenge. Stress is one of the leading problems that can result in lack of sleep, inflammation and the progression of illness – both mental and physical.

The prevalence of chronic stress in the working population is around 33% according to a 2015 study.  Shockingly, the high levels of burnout and depression were outweighed by 64% of the participants showing signs of anxiety disorder, according to the Hospital Depression and Anxiety scale (HADS).

In this article, we'll take a look at five easy, fun ways to lessen the impact of chronic stress. The stats show that at least a third of people could benefit, so read on to learn how you could, too.