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By Scott Stump

Sometimes when your stress level has hit the ceiling, a mantra of a few simple words is enough to calm you down.

Apparently it can be done in just four words, as the social media hashtag #calmyourselfin4words has shown in often-hilarious fashion. Whether it's cuddly animals, the NFL season getting ready to start, or thoughts of decadent foods, a few words can go a long way toward curbing the anxiety of a tough day.

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