5 January 2010

Don't Let Stress At Work Get the Better of You

Teacher stress is still in the news as the fallout continues after a first grader had one of her braids cut off by her teacher.  Read the story here.

Teaching isn't the only profession where stress is building and people are snapping.  It's easy to let work become all consuming and the only way to ensure you don't fall victim to your career getting you down is to have balance in your life.

Make a quick list now of everything you do each week that relaxes you and reduces stress in your life.  If there's nothing on your list, you need to find something quickly.  Ideally you should have between 5 and 10 'stress reducers' that you can put into practice every week.

Over the next few days I'll be making some suggestions on ideas that you might find helpful...

Read more on stress at Instant Feelgood:

Top Stress Busing Tip

Don't Panic

How to Feel Calm in 12 minutes

Three Top Tips to Reduce Stress

Live Longer, Manage Stress

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1 comment:

  1. Best way to reduce stress is music my friends, well in my case it always work. After a day of work, just sit back put on your best cd or mixes and enjoy.