11 Strategies for Managing Stress

Success

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.

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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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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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Could the ways you cope with stress be undermining you? Here are healthier ways to respond

Ideas.Ted

Below, she explains how to evaluate the ways you cope with stress and change them for the better. But when these coping mechanisms stop working to manage stress, they tend to make matters worse, exacerbating our anxiety and undermining our belief that we are in control of our lives.

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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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Stress free annual leave

Practically Perfect PA

10 tips for stress free annual leave - Created with Haiku Deck, presentation software that inspires. I have a little mini break to Geneva coming up this weekend (can not wait!) 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. As soon as you know you want time off, obviously ask your manager but also keep reminding them it is coming up.

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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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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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TravelPerk takes the stress out of business travel

Practically Perfect PA

Booking and managing business travel is time consuming, stressful, and let’s be honest, not always that appreciated. That’s why we are super excited to announce that we are partnering up with TravelPerk […]. Booking a last minute trip to an international company? Or maybe you’re managing the annual ski-trip for the entire company? We get it.

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Research: Twitter Reveals Workplace Stress

On The Job

Chances are, your stress level has gone up simply because it's Monday. A new study by Dr. Wei Wang at the University of Central Florida finds that tweets mentioning work stress were highest on Mondays, and start to slowly decline throughout the week. Researchers say there is a "Friday dip" for work stress and negative emotion. While you might think that work stress disappears over the weekend,it turns out we're fretting even when we're away from work.

Are Eu-Stressing or Dis-Stressing?

Professional Assistant Blog

Home About Me Advertise Are Eu-Stressing or Dis-Stressing? By The Professional Assistant on Monday, September 08, 2008 Filed Under: Organize , Prioritize , Productivity D o you wake up in the morning and think to yourself, "What do I have to do today? Do you feel tired and stressed throughout each work day? Unfortunately, stress is always going to be a part of our lives. The only people that are not stressed are the ones that arent alive.

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Stress and Slushies

On The Job

The news that Pfizer's 55-year-old CEO has decided to retire because he is burned out and over-stressed by the job probably struck a chord with many people. Who among us has not gone through a lot of stress in the last couple of years? Let's just hope that employers start to figure out that the stress and overwork is taking a toll on all of us. CEO stress pfizer kindler executive stress

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Repurposing = Easy and Stress-Free

Office Organization Success

After a few more minutes I suggested to this client that she re-use a teleclass that she’d taught about a year ago, instead of putting extra pressure on herself by trying to come up with new content. I got two big jobs done this week that I’d really been putting off: Get my taxes to my accountant. Fill in the FAFSA (College) form. Both are checked off my list … and I’m so glad!

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7 Tips to Managing Holiday and Work Stress

Office Dynamics

If you are like me, you are getting caught up in the holiday season plus a long list of To-Do items at work and home. I imagine you are starting to feel a little stressed and you are racing against the clock—December 25.

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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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Tips For Bloggers To Fight Writing Stress

Productivity Bits

The pressure of writing excellent content makes writing a very stressful job indeed, which is why so many bloggers complain that content writing is a stressful job. But consistently writing on same subjects can sometimes be very stressful. However, we can fight against our stress to a great extent if we follow three simple tips. It is extremely stressful. It becomes stressful only when you lose interest. Blogging blogging fighting stress how to blog

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3 tips for a stress-free connected workplace

Ian's Messy Desk

The post 3 tips for a stress-free connected workplace appeared first on Ian's Messy Desk. (NC) NC) Does your workplace stress you out? Creating a stress free environment for you and your team can pay off big time. Whether you are an executive, manager, or team member, you can have an impact on the stress level of your co-workers by using technology and other techniques. Ensure your office and desk set up is comfortable.

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How to Become More Resilient Under Stress

On The Job

The sometimes unrelenting stress of a job can keep both employees and leaders awake at night. In fact, it has the opposite effect and may well be giving you a definitely more miserable and probably shorter life in the process,” says Derek Roger, a psychologist who has spent three decades researching the causes and effects of stress. Roger, along with Nick Petrie, is author of “ Work Without Stress: Building a Resilient Mindset for Lasting Success. It is stress.

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5 Ways To Combat Stress At Work

Productivity Bits

A survey says that 40% of American workers report that their job are very or extremely stressful. Stress is a factor that we need to manage. There is no job that is stress-proof. It is a fact that, as office-workers, we go through some stressful situations in the many aspects of our office life. Here are some ways to keep stress at bay. Your desk might be one of the biggest sources of your stress. Step Up and Be The Go-To Guy.

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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!

Being Compassionate During Stressful Times

Office Dynamics

And so maybe you are having difficulty on certain days not letting the stress get to you. Everyone is liable to blow up during a rough day at work. If the person yelling at you isn’t known as a chronic “office dragon”, then consider that the source of the blow up is from other reasons and not personal. Each person handles stress differently. Hello Monday Motivators! I hope you did something relaxing or fun this weekend.

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4 Stress-Free Networking Opportunities for Women

Office Dynamics

Few things in life are as stressful as making a career change. Whether you’re jumping into new territory because you’ve recently lost a job or because you simply want to shake up your 2017, putting yourself out there in an industry where you may not have as many connections can feel lonely and scary. While networking is often a very successful way to find a job, it can be quite stressful, especially for introverts. Photo via Flickr by Eugene Kim.

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Getting Tangled Up Managing Unrealistic Expectations

My EA Career

We gave up after a number of failed attempts to get Slinky to ‘walk’ down the steps. We are human beings, not human doings and I know that you can get just as tangled up as a Slinky when you’re being stretched beyond your capacity.

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Is Stress Affecting You in The Workplace?

Small Business CEO

Whilst we all might claim to be ‘a bit stressed out’ from time to time, very few of us take the problem of stress seriously. Yet, stress is a serious condition and left untreated, it can have quite significant effects on our overall health and wellbeing. Whilst it might be seen as a psychological problem, it does in fact impact on many areas of our physical health, and most of us will experience high levels of stress at some stage in our lives.

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.

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Research Finds Stressed Employees More Likely to Misbehave

On The Job

Managers need to engage employees in conversations and get them to open up about their concerns. Managers should let workers know they understand the stress. While problem employees often take up a majority of a manager's time, managers can't neglect great employees or they risk driving them away. Managers need to remember that ignoring the stress that workers feel isn't just a personal problem that workers need to deal with. The U.S.

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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.

How to Be Successful Even When Under Stress

On The Job

Got stress? If you’re like 75% of other Americans, you’ve experienced moderate to high levels of stress in the past month, and often lie awake at night because of it. But there is a way to be successful and productive even when under stress, says Sharon Melnick, PhD and author of “ Success Under Stress: Powerful Tools for Staying Calm, Confident, and Productive When the Pressure’s On.” SM: We face so many stresses in our lives.

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

Eat Your Career

They facilitate interaction between teams, build relationships and empathy between coworkers, and amp up employee engagement. Whether you’re managing the company holiday party, setting up your employee programming for the season ahead, or planning a last minute summer get-together for your team, organizing events that are creative and engaging can feel like an added burden on top of your day-to-day operational and administrative responsibilities.

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Personal Tune-Up

Office Dynamics

A Personal Tune-up for Peak Career Performance. But if you don’t feed your body with food (fuel) and exercise (tune-ups), then the machine begins to gum up or break down. To remain a star at work, here are some “personal tune-up” tips to put into practice daily for peak career performance: Eat breakfast. Walking is the no-cost, easy way to keep your energy up and lose weight at the same time. Tackle stress.

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6 Email Principles To Boost Productivity And Reduce Stress

Productivityist

These email principles will help you take control of your inbox and reduce the stress that comes with using time and energy effectively. Say you’re in the middle of a writing a blog post, if you open up a new tab in your browser to check email, you’ve shifted tasks and caused a mental barrier which decreases productivity. Whenever you get a text, a message on Facebook, or an email, your phone lights up with a ding! Then you stop what you’re doing, and pick up your phone.

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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.

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What toll has workplace stress taken on your life?

On The Job

Helpful information and advice from Americas favorite workplace columnist About Anita Blog Books Syndicated Column Interviews Career Links Contact Monday, April 5, 2010 What toll has workplace stress taken on your life? Ive heard people cough so hard I thought they would hack up a lung, or sound so congested it sounded like they were holding their nose. Everyone who walks in my office is stressed,” says Lewin, medical director of Cinergy Health. The sources of that stress?

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10 Powerful Ways to Stand Up for Yourself in Any Situation

Success

But the truth is that letting people walk all over you can increase feelings of stress and anxiety, and it might eventually lessen your feelings of self-worth and play to your insecurities. Learn to stand up for yourself in any situation with these 10 simple yet powerful steps.

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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. I know a company that has each department come up with a holiday routine as entertainment.

3 Simple Sign-up Strategies to Grow Your Email List!

Office Organization Success

Having a sign-up box on your website detailing your ‘free taste’ in exchange for your visitor’s name and email address is one way that you can do this, but deciding WHERE to place your all-important sign-up box for maximum impact is also just as important. Depending on whether your page is a sales page, an information page, or some other type of web page will determine the strategy you use for enticing your web site visitors to sign up to your list.

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Autoresponders – Put Your Follow-up On Autopilot!

Office Organization Success

As a solopreneur being able to follow-up with your clients and potential clients is crucial in growing and sustaining your business, and keeping a steady flow of new clients coming on board. However the downside is the time it takes to follow-up with each and every one of your contacts – after all spending all day following up with clients isn’t a good use of your time; you also need to spend your time on income generating activities and generating cash flow for your business.

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Easy Stress Reducers for Family Life

Office Dynamics

Most parents can predict the times that their stress levels are high when they’re at home. That’s good, because the key to relieving stress is being aware of your most stressful times, and making some changes to how you deal with tension. The following are three most common stress times of the day and suggestions for easing the pressure: Morning: Get to bed and get up earlier. Share clean-up of dishes and house. Admin Mom Blog Stress Management

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Easy Stress Reducers for Family Life

Office Dynamics

Most parents can predict the times that their stress levels are high when they’re at home. That’s good, because the key to relieving stress is being aware of your most stressful times, and making some changes to how you deal with tension. The following are three most common stress times of the day and suggestions for easing the pressure: Morning: Get to bed and get up earlier. Share clean-up of dishes and house.

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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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