How to Reduce Stress in Your Life

Ian's Messy Desk

Reduce Stress. Although stress can sometimes be a good thing, too much stress can actually harm your health and increase your risk of disease. Learning to manage stress and relax is not easy with today’s busy lifestyle. Many life events such as moving, leaving school, changing jobs, and experiencing losses can cause stress. Daily hassles, such as being stuck in traffic, deadlines or conflicts can also be stress-provoking. Symptoms of excess stress.

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Podcast 134: Set achievable goals

Clutter Coach

This is podcast 134 and it’s about setting achievable goals. We live in a culture where we’re encouraged to set daring goals for ourselves. There’s even an acronym, BHAG, that stands for big, hairy, audacious goal. I approve of goal setting as a way to keep yourself motivated and to be able to tell whether you’ve gotten to the place you want to be so you can stop and acknowledge your progress. Goals don’t have to be big to be effective.

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Stress Management Techniques

Ian's Messy Desk

Home About Contact Me Links Sitemap Stress Management Techniques Posted by Ian McKenzie Written on August 23, 2010 If youre new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Living is inherently stressful, but how we manage it will determine the number and severity of the stress related symptoms we experience. Stress related symptoms can be broken down into four major categories. Laugh – Laughter is considered one of the best medicines for stress.

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10 tips for busting stress

Ian's Messy Desk

All of these can be symptoms of stress. A certain amount of stress is good –or. Here are a few simple tips that can help you deal with stress. How important is this activity to the overall goals and direction for my life? Change the things that cause you stress. A fit body responds better to stress. Go somewhere that takes you away from the things that cause your stress. Stress Management (drsuneelsethi.wordpress.com). Want to Reduce Stress?

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How to set your goals and achieve them (hint: use this free planner)

Karen Vivarelli

Goal setting is your number one way to get organised in your business. Do you like listing out your business goals and setting yourself up for success? With my printables and templates, you will be doing more with your business with less stress! Goal setting can help with: 1.

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6 Secrets of Stress Management

Ian's Messy Desk

Home About Contact Me Links Sitemap 6 Secrets of Stress Management Posted by Ian McKenzie Written on May 31, 2010 If youre new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. As I’m sitting here, enjoying a coffee and taking it easy, I’m thinking about stress. We all have stress; there’s no way to avoid it. In fact, some degree of stress is a good thing. Stress becomes a problem when it controls us. Trying to be someone or something you’re not is stressful.

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How to Get Your Work Done, With Less Stress

Productivity Bits

These distractions also cause stress, which makes work even more unbearable. The key to getting work done is to decrease your stress, which can develop from a variety of situations — from issues in your personal life to your workload at the office. No matter where it comes from, though, stress hurts your productivity. While eliminating stress is often easier said than done, especially in the workplace, it is possible. Getting work done is no easy feat for anyone.

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5 Tips to Survive a Job Hunt / Pandemic / Stress

Musings of a High-Level Executive Assistant

I wanted to share my tips on what works for me in times of stress, but I made it a clickbait-y title so it would seem more timely. Stress is stress, so I’ve used these techniques for years, regardless of the source of stress. So below are 5 tips for dealing with stress that I hope will help you in some small way. Very often when you are stressed out, it is instinctive to want to do everything to fix the situation. Hello, new and returning readers!

4 Stress-Free Networking Opportunities for Women

Office Dynamics

Few things in life are as stressful as making a career change. While networking is often a very successful way to find a job, it can be quite stressful, especially for introverts. But there are more ways to network these days than simply going to a mixer hosted by a professional group, and even better, many of them can actually help you reduce stress. You don’t have to be a yogi to enjoy the stress-reducing benefits of yoga. Photo via Flickr by Eugene Kim.

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6 Reasons Why You Fail to Reach Your Goals

Productivityist

He helps people reach success and achieve their personal and career goals. While some of us reach our goals, others struggle and fall short. Some people have huge goals like becoming millionaires or even owning a football team. Others want to live a peaceful life, spend more time with their families or spouses, and not stress too much. No matter what the goal, i t is important to remember that goals take you from point A to point B.

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Stress Epidemic--30 Ways to Chill Out!

Office Dynamics

Almost every magazine I pick up has an article on reducing stress, and the “YOU” docs (Oz and Roizen) list stress as the #4 health risk factor on their list of the top 4. I’ve spent the better part of my adult life learning techniques to manage my own stress. And in fact, what drew me to coaching as a client many years ago is, you guessed it, unmanaged stress—not just the deer in the headlights look, but the unpleasant feelings associated with it. Clutter is stressful!

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5 Simple Ways To Manage Stress

Brilliantly Better

Yeap, stress. And here are 5 things I learned about how one should manage stress in the last 2 weeks. Sorry to disappoint you, but this proved to be one of the best rules of coping with stress that I learned in the last 2 weeks. Not to mention that the mere ability to negotiate and postpone important decisions for a better moment will be in itself an important stress relief. Stressful situations may spiral for ever if you don’t establish clear exit points.

SMART Goals for Administrative Assistants

Office Dynamics

Guest blogger Kathy Tosoian shares a blog about SMART goals. Some of these goals are merely "wishes". What does it take to turn these wishes into actual goals? SMART goal setting is really the only way. Goals must meet these criteria: S = Specific. SPECIFIC: Every goal you make must be specific! Be specific and clear in setting the goal. "I ATTAINABLE: Sometimes we set goals that are almost impossible to attain.

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How to Plan Events Your Team Will Love (Without the Stress)

Eat Your Career

I wanted to take an opportunity to share some ideas to take the stress out of event planning, so you can create events that everyone in your office can enjoy… including you! Set clear goals. When you define your desired outcome for your event, you can streamline your decision-making because you will know if an idea does, or does not, help you reach your event goals. The post How to Plan Events Your Team Will Love (Without the Stress) appeared first on Eat Your Career.

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Stress Epidemic--30 Ways to Chill Out!

Office Dynamics

Almost every magazine I pick up has an article on reducing stress, and the “YOU” docs (Oz and Roizen) list stress as the #4 health risk factor on their list of the top 4. I’ve spent the better part of my adult life learning techniques to manage my own stress. And in fact, what drew me to coaching as a client many years ago is, you guessed it, unmanaged stress—not just the deer in the headlights look, but the unpleasant feelings associated with it. Clutter is stressful!

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Take the “Jingle” out of Holiday Stress

The Office Professionals Place

Wednesday, December 9, 2009 Take the “Jingle&# out of Holiday Stress Are you planning the holiday party in your office? Or are you stressed just thinking about the holidays? These events can cause undue stress because the pressure is on for the event to be as successful, the gift to be appreciated, or even for you to have some quality relaxation time.

STRESS - 22 Ideas on How to Identify it and Eradicate It!

Stephanie LH Calahan

Do you know when you are stressed?    Do you know what you can do to eliminate your stress?    Small doses of stress can help you perform well under pressure and even motivate you to do your best.    Learn how to recognize your signs of stress and put actions into place to eliminate it. Causes of Stress Often, when we think of stress, we think of someone overloaded with things to do and that is certainly one cause of stress

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SMART Goals for Administrative Assistants

Office Dynamics

Guest blogger Kathy Tosoian shares a blog about SMART goals. Some of these goals are merely "wishes". What does it take to turn these wishes into actual goals? SMART goal setting is really the only way. Goals must meet these criteria: S = Specific. SPECIFIC: Every goal you make must be specific! Be specific and clear in setting the goal. "I ATTAINABLE: Sometimes we set goals that are almost impossible to attain.

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Three Ways to Set Wellness Goals to Improve Employee Performance

Brilliantly Better

Change graphite into ‘employee’ and heat/pressure into ‘stress’ in the previous sentence and you have the two… The post Three Ways to Set Wellness Goals to Improve Employee Performance appeared first on Dragos Roua. This is a guest post by Ben Branson Heat and pressure can turn a lump of graphite into a diamond—or crush it completely.

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Mindful Minutes: A Simple, Effective Way to Manage Stress at Work (or Anywhere)

Eat Your Career

Having written an entire workbook teaching people how to reduce the “frazzle” of life , it always surprises me when I stumble on a new stress management technique that actually works. They’re finding that children in the program are experiencing less stress, have better concentration, and feel more optimistic in general. How would that impact our stress throughout the workday? Mindful Minutes are a great addition to any stress management program. Tags: Stress

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Four Ways to Reduce SEO Stress and Work Less Frequently

Andrea Kalli

Simplicity has invaded our goals, and it is unlikely to leave any time soon. What is remarkable, especially for business owners accustomed to working ten-plus hours daily, is that it is very possible to minimize your workload, cut down on stress, and enjoy more free time. In fact, SEO is one of the best ways to achieve such a goal. These four tips will help you make your business empire less tiresome, less stressful, and significantly more per-hour profitable.

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10 Quick Tips to Help You Slow Down, Make a Plan and Push Forward

Success

The next time you feel stress over your schedule, take some time and get serious about narrowing your priorities. Financial freedom is a ladder of goals, each bringing a new level of security. Growth Mindset goal settingSLOW DOWN.

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Is Stress Making You Want to Kiss Your Job Goodbye?

On The Job

Helpful information and advice from Americas favorite workplace columnist About Anita Blog Books Syndicated Column Interviews Career Links Contact Monday, June 1, 2009 Is Stress Making You Want to Kiss Your Job Goodbye? One of the things I know for sure -- from following people on Twitter and from interviewing them -- is that there is a lot of stress in the workplace. What levels of stress was he seeing? They know that they’ve got to meet goals or they start chopping heads.

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Outline of time management principles

Ian's Messy Desk

Principles of time management at work not only help you do your job more effectively, but practicing time management principles can lower your stress levels. Set goals and create plans. Prioritize the actions require to meet your goals or complete your plans. Image via Wikipedia. In the current business environment, productivity is a key to success.

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Ten Rules Guaranteed to Cause You Less Stress

On The Job

I know you're stressed. You brought some WD-40 to work, and are waiting for everyone to leave before trying for your personal goal of 35 spins. It's Friday. TGIF, right? You've put in some long hours, dedicated yourself to the job and figured out a way to whittle your lunch tab down to $1.25 (ketchup put into hot water makes tomato soup, right?). That's why I'm here to tell you that it's really OK if you: 1.

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Happy (belated) New Year!

ProAssisting Blog

ProAssisting came into being last year and this year our goal is to expand upon the great successes we’ve had so far… Just to re-cap, in addition to becoming a featured writer for Monster’s AdminSecret , we had a very robust beta testing period thanks to their community of assistants who put our training through its paces. Home Blog About Us Who we are About the Program Program Specifics Execs, HR Depts.

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Did You Reach Your NaNoWriMo Goal?

Men With Pens

28,759 On-target web design and copywriting to help you hit the bulls-eye of success Home How-to Books Our Services Portfolio FAQs About Us Archives Contact Us Better Blogging Guest Posting Better Books Better Business Better Design Drive-by-Shooting Sundays Better Writing 7 Deadly Fears of Writing Fiction Writing How To Write Website Content The Way of Writing Way Off Topic Announcements Did You Reach Your NaNoWriMo Goal? If simply finishing is your goal, then yeah, have a beer.

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The 1 Word Every Successful Career Needs

On The Job

I'm not going to come down in favor -- or not -- of setting goals for yourself this year. (If Keeping your focus on what really matters will help you be more successful in your job and aimed toward accomplishing career goals. flextime workplace presentations career goals career advice executive stress Anita BruzzeseHere's my 2011 gift to you: I'm not going to write a list of new year's career resolutions.

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Stop Allowing Bad News to Destroy Your Good Attitude

Office Dynamics

Set goals! People who have goals, whether big or small; personal or professional, have better attitudes than people who have no goals. That is because when people with goals wake up, they are focused on the steps they need to take to achieve their goals. On February 24, I am hosting a free webinar on Actualizing Your Professional Goals (10:00 – 11:00 Pacific Time). Attitude IS a Choice. Do you let the bad news destroy your good attitude?

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Create Your Professional Development Plan Free Webinar

Office Dynamics

Admin Assistant Training Attitude Career Management Communication Skills Cost Effective Creativity Interpersonal Skills Leadership Mgr/Asst Team Networking Organizational Skills Problem Solving Professional Image Projects Self Development Stress Management Teamwork Time Management Video Blog Workplace Tools administrative assistant training career path for assistant free training low cost training professional development professional development plan smart goals for assistant webinar

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Why Being An Executive Assistant Is A Rewarding Career

Office Dynamics

Stress reducer. Also, be sure to set goals for where you want to be in 3 years and 5 years. In honor of Administrative Professionals Day, I want to share my thoughts on why I believe being an executive assistant is a rewarding career. When people tell me, “Anyone can do that job,” it bothers me. It tells me that person doesn’t really know what it takes to be a great assistant. I hear it from both sides of the desk.

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Timely and Effective Communication Strategies for Assistants

Office Dynamics

In this Timely and Effective Communications blog, we are going to cover how as well as ways you can use communication to maximize productivity and reach goals. Your goal should be to create win-win situations by reaching the recipient when it matters the most.

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Improve Your Life with Time Management

Ian's Messy Desk

Time management involves scheduling appointments, goal settings, planning, to do lists and prioritizing; core skills that need to be understood to develop efficient personal productivity. The physical aspect involves having a healthy body, less stress and fatigue. These steps should be a regular part of your life: Set goals and review them regularly. Set realistic goals and break them down into manageable steps. Time management is fundamentally about focus.

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Look Back To Look Forward With Productive Eye

Productivity Bits

Have we accomplished all our goals? We want to minimize our stress level at work so that when that clock strikes 5:00 PM, we still have the zest for anything waiting for us at home. What motivates you aside from family and personal goals? I have career-goals that I want to achieve. We should set some goals to improve our financial standing. At some point, we need to have the goals that are necessary for us to improve ourselves and the people around us.

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Effective Conflict Resolution Techniques

Office Dynamics

Here are some valuable tips that can help “star” employees like you reduce stress and achieve even greater career success through skillful conflict resolution: Avoid assigning blame or passing judgment. Of course, if none of the above suggestions work, you may want to consider whether there’s another job that suits you better – one that’s more in line with your future career goals. Welcome to February— the month of love. But sometimes we don’t feel “the love” for certain coworkers.

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The Productivityist Podcast: Marina Darlow

Productivityist

She sees her job as helping impact-driven entrepreneurs get 10–20 more productive hours a week, stop leaking money, and prevent stress-fuel breakdowns. 

We Goals vs. Systems | Scott Adams’ Blog. Podcast goals productivity systemsOn this episode of the podcast, I speak with Marina Darlow. Marina is a systems’ expert, and a productivity geek.

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Choose A Positive Attitude

Office Dynamics

Set goals and make a specific plan for your career. Assertive Attitude Productivity Self Development Stress Management UncategorizedFrom Joan Burge’s new book, Joan’s Greatest Administrative Secrets Revealed (2018). I HAVE BEEN SPEAKING on attitude since 1990. What I said in 1990 still holds true today. You have a choice when it comes to your attitude. You are not a victim of your circumstances.

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Avoid Burnout by Creating Your Own Utopia

Office Dynamics

Unfortunately, burnout is real, it’s draining, emotional, stressful and typically affects both professional and personal lives. Other days are spent marking off tasks from a long to-do list and developing more efficient ways to accomplish goals and meet deadlines. Supporting a positive team-focused environment helps reduce stress that can cause burnout. Administrative Professionals Week Attitude Career Management Productivity Stress Management Teamwork Uncategorized

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Save An Hour A Day With IQTELL

Productivity Bits

The reality is that we set goals and rarely achieve them on time because we are trying to do too many tasks (usually) without adjusting our efforts to the reality of our lives. We have a lot on our agenda, and we carry an oversized to do list that limits our ability to use strategy and plan our day to achieve our goals. Start your day with a list of major goals and minor goals. GTD Hacks boost productivity improve productivity tool iqtell Productivity Tool set goals

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Why We’re All Doomed and GTD Can’t Save Us

Productivity Bits

Here’s why: So long as you’re actually seeking imbalance to achieve your goals, GTD (or any set of productivity tools) will never work for you. You might enjoy days or weeks of respite from your mounting stress, only to experience some recurring strain to your system, manifesting as a problem in your health, family, social life, or some other “non-productive” though essential part of who you are. Survey Says…You Are Stressed! Copyright © 2011 Marlon Ribunal.

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The Habit Of Getting Things Done

Productivity Bits

Money might be the number one cause of stress but that factor is closely associated with the lack of work. Work has been a part of human’s life and so is stress. For as long as there is work, there is going to be stress intertwined with it. The underlying goal of work is productivity. Mastering the art of stress-free productivity requires it (emphasis mine). Obviously, to become productive, you have to eliminate stress or minimize it at least.

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FacileThings Gives Time Back To You

Productivity Bits

Grab a copy now of Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity by David Allen ]. Grab a copy now of Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity by David Allen ]. The major goals are to keep self-management as simple as possible and to create easy-to-use tools. Productivity David Allen FacileThings getting things done GTD Productivity Tool stress-freeCopyright © 2011 Marlon Ribunal. Visit the original article at [link]. Guest Post.

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The Most Expensive Habit You’re Ignoring

Eat Your Career

Whether you realize it or not, stress is a habit. The habit of stress is slowly sucking away your money, your productivity, your energy and your health. Stress Costs Money. How much money do you spend as a direct or indirect result of stress? For some, spending money is a helpful distraction from stress. Others spend money for convenience and comfort: two things that become exponentially more appealing when under stress. Stress Kills Productivity.