For most people, stress is very much a part of everyday life. Stay-at-home moms, career girls, single parents—regardless of your occupation, background, or goals, you've certainly had those moments when nothing seems to be going your way.
The next time you feel like pulling your hair out because of the work or family issues you have to deal with, try these tactics for taking stress head-on.
(First published as "The Pinay Stress Report" in the "You First" section of Marie Claire Philippines' November 2008 issue. Adapted for use in Female Network. Photos from Julie & Julia courtesy of Columbia Pictures.)