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It may seem that, at the moment, there is nothing you can do to stop your stress levels rising. The bills are flooding in, the boss is still demanding and you family responsiblities are sky high. Well, as a matter of fact, You are in control more than you think!

Stress management is not as hard and time consuming as you might think! Making time for fun and relaxing activities is a great way to get rid of stress. Simple things like going for a walk, listening to music, reading a page-turner and having a bath are all cheap and easy methods of controlling stress, and there are still many more! You should learn to control your enviroment as there are options for everything that causes stress. For example, if you hate traffic jams, take a longer routes to avoid traffic if there is a jam on the shortest route. You can shop online if you are tired of going to the market. If a friend is causing you a lot of bother, you limit the amount of time you spend with him or if possible, or avoid his company. These little things can really help you!

The place where most of us are completely stressed out is, as you may have probably guessed, in the workplace. Stress management is important if you want to keep focused in your job. Stress management techniques are the key if you want to manage your levels of stress in a workplace. Laughing and having a fun time can dramitically change your levels of stress, both inside and outside of an office. Keeping your body moving can reduce the amount of physical stress you may have. Stretch your arms and body at regular intervals, or just take a walk around. But, it is not just doing stress relief in your office, your personal lifestyle can have a significant impact on how stressed you can be at work.

Finding a healthier way to manage your stress is a good way forward and following a technique called the four A's, I believe you can do this. Avoid the stressor, adapt to the stressor, alter the stressor and accep the stressor. However, some find it stress relieving to do stupid stuff like start smoking, drinking galleons of alcohol and even taking drugs to reduce stress levels. Think; is this really the best option for you?

So, coping with stress becomes easier once you realize that you are in control of your life. You control everything and once you are on top of your life, you stress will slowly ebb away! Learning the techniques can lead to you having a healthy, happy life with plenty of fun. Stress management can also help you to handle work pressure and accept challenges. Hope this help!


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Good article and I like the 4 A's. Thanks

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