The calendar year-end can either be a relaxing time for many, or a frantic period for others. Either way you might just take a few moments to think about the stress in your life and how to reduce it.
Nicole Fallon from Business News Daily has collected a range of ideas and summarised them below (read the full article here). The challenge is to see if you can introduce even one of these in the New Year and improve your stress situation.
- Change your habits
a. Schedule breaks into your day.
b. “Go for a walk, grab coffee or take the time to sit down and have lunch”
c. Devote time to physical, mental and emotional self-maintenance.
d. Keep a handwritten to-do list.
- Change your communication
a. Socialize with your co-workers.
b. Use the right communication tools.
c. Cut ties with negative people in your life.
- Change your mind-set
a. Accept that you’re not immune from stress
b. Stop thinking you have to be right.
c. Remember that all negative situations will passs
The full article gives more detail and examples for each of these, which might help you reduce the stress in your life.
The Avondale Business School can advise your organisation on being effective in these areas – find out how by contacting Warrick Long at the Avondale Business School.
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