11 Strategies for Managing Stress


The root of stress management is realizing stress is information that we can examine and use, and the first step in understanding that data is becoming mindful of our stress and its impact upon us, says Kathleen Hall, founder of The Stress Institute in Atlanta.

The Ten Commandments Of Managing Stress

Virtual Moxie

Starting a new virtual assistant biz is stressful. With little effort, you can double, and sometimes even triple the amount of stress in your life. Rather than adding caffeine or a cupcake, consider looking at your whole life, and managing stress from the inside out.

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5 Tips For Stress Management That Work Every Time

Dumb Little Man

If the answer is yes, then check out the following tried and tested stress management techniques that are guaranteed to turn you into a calmer, happier person. Try to identify people or situations that seem to elevate your stress levels. None of this helps to lower stress levels.

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How To Handle Burnout And Toxic Stress In The Workplace

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Whenever you’re stressed, your cortisol levels, which is also known as the stress hormone, increase 2-5x from their normal state. However, not all stress is equal. Humans can experience two types of stress: short-term or chronic. How To Cope With Workplace Stress.

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Beware of Toxic Productivity: Tips for Working While Under Stress

Eat Your Career

It tends to appear most in times of stress, which we (collectively, as a society) are currently enduring in extreme quantities. If you want to learn how to work effectively while under stress, you first need to understand what Toxic Productivity is and how to avoid it.

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Tips for Finding a New Hobby to Relieve Stress

Dumb Little Man

If you’re like most people, you’re probably feeling pretty stressed right now. Having something you can do for fun is a great way to reduce stress and keep your mind occupied. Grabbing a notebook or laptop and writing is a great way to reduce your stress. Fun Relaxation Stress

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6 Ways To Reduce Stress At Work

Forbes Leadership

While it may not be possible to eliminate stress completely, there are ways to manage and mitigate it. ForbesWomen /forbeswomen Leadership /leadership ForbesWomen /forbeswomen Entrepreneurs /entrepreneurs leadership Leadership

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Stress Makes You Stupid

Simple Productivity Blog

Stress, the flight or flight response, is a necessary part of being human. There are a whole lot of physical changes that occur while stressed, but there are also mental changes as well. Most of us don't have to worry about being dinner for some hungry animal these days, and yet, the stress response is alive and well. In the past week, I've heard from three different sources that "stress makes you stupid." Stress

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Stop Losing Sleep: 7 Steps for Stress-free Decision-making

Dumb Little Man

If you’re stressed about a pressing decision, follow these steps to help you find clarity and peace. When we’re stressed, we often miss details. The post Stop Losing Sleep: 7 Steps for Stress-free Decision-making appeared first on Dumb Little Man. Stress Success

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How To Let Go Of Things That Cause You Stress

Dumb Little Man

One of the few things you will experience in life is emotional stress. Inevitable as it is, the question is how to get through heartaches and let go of the things that cause us stress. Eliminate the stress indicator. Don’t expect apologies if what is causing you stress is human.

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10 Commandments of Stress Reduction

Simple Productivity Blog

There is too much stress in our lives. We're so busy and overwhelmed that our stress levels creep up. Prolonged exposure to stress can lead to mood disorders, cardiovascular disease, digestive problems, eating disorders and more.

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5 Basic Stress Management Techniques

Simple Productivity Blog

Stress, either chronic or acute, can have major impacts on your productivity and happiness. Today we will look at 5 basic ways to manage your stress. The post 5 Basic Stress Management Techniques appeared first on Laura Earnest. Stress

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5 Advanced Stress Management Techniques

Simple Productivity Blog

Stress is everywhere in modern life. Some of it is chronic, everyday stress. Today I'll look at some advanced stress management techniques that don't get (in my opinion) enough coverage, but can be extremely useful. The post 5 Advanced Stress Management Techniques appeared first on Laura Earnest. StressAnd some of it can be extreme, brought on by situation and choices.

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Managing Stress: How Stress Can Actually Improve the Quality of Our Life

Dumb Little Man

If you are like many people, you only associate stress with negative things such as depression, weakened immune system , and fatal diseases such as heart attack and high blood pressure. But did you know that there are positive effects of stress? Before you disagree, though, have you ever been stressed out in an exam room because a question was too tough for your liking? Well, if you answered yes, then you definitely have benefited from stress, one way or another.

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Business travel without the stress

Practically Perfect PA

Business travel can be a stressful experience. Unfamiliar surroundings, time and performance pressures, networking in a second or third language, and a confused body clock all contribute to rising stress levels. We look at simple techniques that help you get the basics right, so you can keep stress to a minimum.

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How Managers Can Help Stressed Out Employees

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Stress management for employees is important as it allows them to give their best at work. A stressed-out employee will never be able to perform well. Although it can leave the employees baffled, it’s a good way for them to release the stress. Apart from this, managers can do the following to help stressed-out employees: Clear Goals. The speakers will also be in a better position to promote stress management for employees. Quick stress management skills.

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Feeling emotionally exhausted? 6 things you can do to release your stress


Here are 6 evidence-based strategies to help you complete your stress cycle: 1. Deep, slow breaths down-regulate the stress response, especially when the exhalation is long and slow and goes all the way to the end of the breath so your belly contracts.

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18 Stress-Free Side Hustles For Introverts


Here's a list of the best side hustles for introverts who want to make money at home. Starting a Business

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Tips to Get Rid of Stress

Office Dynamics

Then comes the stress and we quickly become one of the “office dragons” that we don’t like very much. There is no formula for completely taking the stress out of your life, no wax on or wax off, but there are some things you can do to de-stress or even prevent it from overwhelming you. So, as we begin this New Year and we are coming out of a very fun but stressful time of year I thought it would be nice to list a few techniques and methods that might prove to be helpful.

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Getaway From Stress: 7 Reasons Why You Should Travel

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Stress plays a huge role in our lives. Some of the biggest factors that contribute to the increase in stress are work and money. How can we reduce our stress? One of the effective ways of reducing stress is to take a vacation and travel. Traveling takes you away from that stressful environment. The amount of stress that traveling can reduce is substantial. Naturally, traveling is a great way of reducing stress. Stress Travel

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How to Relax After A Stressful Day At Work

Dumb Little Man

I embarked on the journey to find out how I could detox myself from workplace stress. It’s really enjoyable and stress relieving however, when you watch TV shows or movies with your roommate or family. I know having a slow internet is not something you would want to experience after all that stress from work. On every other blog on stress relief, they always tell you to exercise, and they advise you right. Happiness How To Relaxation Stress

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7 Awesome Ways to Effectively Manage Your Stress on Weekdays

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Stress is a silent killer and if you’re not doing well in coping with stress at work, it can spell problems for you. Stress can strike anyone, even the most optimistic and energetic of people. Studies show that stress is one of the leading causes of chronic health conditions. Heart disease, accelerated aging, and diabetes are linked to stress. Yes, stress is inevitable. Here are the best ones to help you start coping with stress at work.

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5 Ways To Cope With Workplace Stress

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Workplace stress happens to the best of us. Even if you love your job, there are going to be days where you are likely to feel overwhelmed, overwrought or just plain stressed out. The more importance you put on your work, the more stressful it can become. The post 5 Ways To Cope With Workplace Stress appeared first on Dumb Little Man. Happiness Relaxation Stress Workplace

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How to Reduce Stress in Your Life

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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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Reduce Stress Levels and Increase Your Willpower Using These 3 Stress Reduction Techniques

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Most of us are under a constant stress. We all know by now that stress is very detrimental to our health and can cause some serious problems. However, did you know that stress also destroys your willpower, and therefore keeps you from achieving your goals? It may sound bleak but don't stress too much because there are some things that you can do to help reduce your stress levels and increase your willpower. Health Stress Change Happiness Brain

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Make Stress Your Friend: A TED Talk Worth Viewing

Simple Productivity Blog

Doing research into stress is enough to induce stress. Looking at all the damage that chronic or acute stress can cause to our bodies is enough to make people want to crawl into their beds and not come out. But it is possible to make stress our friend, and Kelly McGonigal, a psychologist, presented the talk on how from the TED stage. The post Make Stress Your Friend: A TED Talk Worth Viewing appeared first on Laura Earnest. Stress

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3 Ways to Manage Stress During the Holidays

Office Dynamics

To help you stay effective, achieve more and reduce stress, here are a few proven tips on managing time during this busy season: Review your approaching deadlines. This is an excellent best practice that can prevent mistakes during high-stress times when we’re often asked to “rush” certain projects. Remember: You’re in charge of your time – so don’t let it control you, even during the stressful holiday season.

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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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How to Overcome Stress in the Workplace

Productivity Bits

We encounter stress on a daily basis especially in our workplace. It is important to learn how to deal with stress and how to overcome it. If we just let stress rule our lives, it can cause serious damage to our health and to our overall well-being. Some people deal with stress in different ways. One of the simplest ways that I have learned on how to deal with stress and its effects is through writing.

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Top 12 Tips For A Stress-Free Life For College Freshmen

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Stress plays a huge role in many college student’s lives, especially freshman. In today’s society, stress is almost inevitable. But, we’ve put together several tips for college freshmen to help you manage your stress. You can use them to have a stress-free college experience from year one until you finish your courses. It also helps take your mind off your stress. Money is a huge stress point for many students. College Featured Stress

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Stress free annual leave

Practically Perfect PA

10 tips for stress free annual leave - Created with Haiku Deck, presentation software that inspires. Although I do travel quite a bit, for work and for pleasure, I always find the build up to my trip quite stressful. Here are my top tips for stress free annual leave. For a truly stress free and relaxed holiday put down your laptop and phone and pick up a book instead! The post Stress free annual leave appeared first on Practically Perfect PA.

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Reduce Stress By Avoiding The Holiday Blues

Dumb Little Man

The stress surrounding family visits and feuds are enough to make many wish they could have the joy the season brings without the headache. Brain Happiness Holiday How To Lifehacks Relationships Stress Here we are again. According to the calculations, there is only 44 days left in 2013! That means there’s only 37 days of shopping left before Christmas. Depending on where you are with your goals, passion and desires, this could be great news or enough to send you into a panic.

4 Ways To Reduce Stress Inside and Outside of Work

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While a moderate amount of stress can be good for staying motivated, the harsh reality is that you will most likely be overwhelmed at some point in your career. Whether it’s pressure to perform, lack of control, or micromanagement issues, you need to know how to effectively manage job-related stress so it doesn’t follow you home and ruin your sanity. If you are looking for ways to reduce stress, here are four tips, along with simple tools and apps that you can use.

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Do Adaptogens Protect You From Stress?

Quick and Dirty Tips

Can they reduce stress? We've been under a lot of stress in the last year, so anything that can help to reduce sounds wonderful.". Many of us feel like we've been under more stress in the last year than ever before. Stress is not always bad. When we experience stress.

3 Ways to Sleep Better (Even If You're Stressed)


Anticipatory sleep anxiety doesn't have to interfere with your nights or days. Health and Wellness

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How To Tell The Difference Between Stress And Burnout

Forbes Leadership

Because burnout and stress in our careers are different, we need respective interventions at the appropriate time. It won't help if we're not accurately identifying and anticipating the difference. Careers /careers Leadership /leadership Careers /careers ForbesWomen /forbeswomen leadership

5 Ways to End Unnecessary Stress

Dumb Little Man

Do you feel stress every day and often at unexpected times? Unfortunately, you are just so used to experiencing unnecessary stress you don’t realize you need to immediately stop and think about how its harming you. You’ve probably also convinced yourself that because you feel stress you must be working hard and are being productive. The post 5 Ways to End Unnecessary Stress appeared first on Dumb Little Man.

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Reduce Stress and Anxiety: 5 Effective Ways to Deal with Stress and Anxiety at Work

Dumb Little Man

Nearly everyone suffers from some form of stress at work but when it becomes so acute that your whole career belly flops into oblivion, then it’s time to address some of the underlying causes. Workplace Health Business Focus Career Stress Happiness Fear Is fear leading you down a one-way street to joblessness? This question might sound extreme but I lost a number of jobs due to excessive anxiety which paralysed my productivity and creativity.

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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. 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). Much Ado About Stress (menopausemaniac.com). Ways to Cope With Stress (iamalexia.wordpress.com).

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Simone Biles Highlights The Unique Stresses Athletes Feel At The Tokyo Olympics

NPR Technology

Biles' teammates applauded her decision to take care of her mental well-being. But she's not the only athlete who has spoken about the pressures of performing at the Games. Image credit: Loic Venance/AFP via Getty Images

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Stress, Complaining and Lost Business

The Small Business Blog

This led me to think… Read the full article here: Stress, Complaining and Lost Business on: THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG. Personal Effectiveness complaints stress I came across this article “15 Statistics That Should Change The Business World – But Haven’t” which identified 15 pieces of research that show how important customer service is in retaining and developing business – much more so than the quality and price of the product or service being sold.

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How to Relieve Stress Fast: Stop, Drop, and Roll

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Stop, drop, and roll has been the method for teaching fire safety since the late 1970s, but what if we used this same technique to extinguish stress in our lives? It can actually increase your stress level. Now that I’ve mentioned my disclaimer, here’s how to relieve stress fast. During any stressful situation, the first thing you should do is stop and breathe. Step away from the stress. It’s the secret sauce to handling stress—humor!

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7 Easy Ways to Remove Negative Energy and Unnecessary Stress

Dumb Little Man

But, what if those people are the ones causing you unnecessary stress? The post 7 Easy Ways to Remove Negative Energy and Unnecessary Stress appeared first on Dumb Little Man. Negativity StressAre you sick and bored of the nagging people in your life? Does it make you feel more and more annoyed? Then, it’s the right time to make some lifestyle changes and bring peace to your life.

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