Take Control of Your Situation - Ways to Reduce Stress Work, family, relationships, friends, goals, traffic, and so on…we all will encounter some form of stress throughout our day. While some amount of stress is inevitable, how much you let get to you is completely in your power. Just when it seems like there is nothing you can do about your stress – the bills are piling up and you haven’t managed to find a way to add an extra hour to your day, we’ve come to the rescue. Take control of your life and better manage what stresses you out and how you deal with it. In order to reduce the stress in your life, you first need to identify your stressors. While it may seem stressful to take a few minutes to think about your stressors, we assure you, it will be helpful in the long run. So, sit down, and truly think – in what scenarios do you find yourself stressed out? Work deadlines? Errands? Money problems? Relationships? Whatever it may be, no matter how long the list gets, write it all down. Now, take a look at your list and pin point any related items. If you notice that things with deadlines, such as work projects or scheduled errands are a frequent item on your list, perhaps procrastination or a need for better planning are playing a role in your stress. Being honest with yourself and recognizing that you play a key role in reducing your stress and your reaction to stress reaction to stress can go a long way in living a calm, relaxed life. Avoid blaming your stress on your “busy” personality, or assume it is temporary. Just take notice, and then read through our stress-busting tips to calm the crazy. About the Author: FHMatch, your all in one business in a box’! If you're a professional this is for you, it’s always FREE to showcase your profile on FHMatch! Empowering professionals to engage, manage and grow their client base - everything you need to get started in 3 min or less. |Merchant Payments| Unlimited with No Fee Booking, Invoicing & Messaging| Showcase Photos & Videos|