Whenever I or my friends are stressed, we have found that animals bring significant comfort to our lives. In my apartment, we have emotional support rats which have helped us destress and also bond with each other!
I didn't go looking for this article--it found me. I will tell you (in my humble opinion), the techniques recommended here WORK. Hard part is simply building up the courage to TRY them (I have, both intentionally and by accident). https://hbr.org/2020/01/how-anxiety-traps-us-and-how-we-can-break-free