Massey University in Auckland is spending a week introducing de-stress activities for students facing exams.
Bubble wrap, puppies, soft toys; it sounds silly doesn't it? But experts say that's the point.
So would this work for adults?
Between blogs, radio shows, online and a television show, Duncan Garner can be exposed to a fair bit of stress.
Story upsized the de-stress activities and it might not be as stupid as you think.
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