What are some of the constructive methods people use to deal with stess?
May 21, 2011 3:41 AM
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1.See if you can change or control the situation and set realistic goals for yourself. 2.Reduce the number of events going on in your life. 3.Reduce stress by project management/prioritizing tasks. 4.Remove yourself from the stressful situation. 5.Give yourself a break if only for a few moments daily 6.Don't overwhelm yourself by fretting about your entire workload. Handle each task as it comes, or selectively deal with matters in some priority 7.Try to prioritize a few truly important things and let the rest slide. 8.Learn how to best relax yourself.Meditation and breathing exercises have been proven to be very effective in controlling stress. Practice clearing your mind of disturbing thoughts. 9.Change the way you react. Focus on one troublesome thing and manage your reactions to it/him/her.Change the way you see your situation. 10. Seek an outside perspective of the situation, compare it with your's. Seek out a counsellor./friends. 11.Get enough sleep. 12. Work off stress with physical activity; jogging, tennis, gardening etc. 13.Avoid alcohol and drugs as they can mask stress. 14.Try to be positive and tell yourself how well you can cope rather than how horrible everything is /will be.
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