How To Handle Burnout And Toxic Stress In The Workplace

Dumb Little Man

Whenever you’re stressed, your cortisol levels, which is also known as the stress hormone, increase 2-5x from their normal state. However, not all stress is equal. Humans can experience two types of stress: short-term or chronic. An instance of short-term stress would be worrying about meeting a deadline. On the other hand, chronic stress is permanent, and will eventually rewire your brain. How To Cope With Workplace Stress.

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How To Let Go Of Things That Cause You Stress

Dumb Little Man

One of the few things you will experience in life is emotional stress. Inevitable as it is, the question is how to get through heartaches and let go of the things that cause us stress. Understanding that the person or thing causing stress was never meant to be yours (maybe you just lost something precious, or someone you ever loved so dearly just broke up with you). Eliminate the stress indicator. Don’t expect apologies if what is causing you stress is human.

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Stop Losing Sleep: 7 Steps for Stress-free Decision-making

Dumb Little Man

If you’re stressed about a pressing decision, follow these steps to help you find clarity and peace. When we’re stressed, we often miss details. The post Stop Losing Sleep: 7 Steps for Stress-free Decision-making appeared first on Dumb Little Man. Stress SuccessDecision-making can be tough especially when the best choice isn’t glaringly obvious. We’re faced with this process every minute of the day. When do I wake up? What’s for lunch?

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Managing Stress: How Stress Can Actually Improve the Quality of Our Life

Dumb Little Man

If you are like many people, you only associate stress with negative things such as depression, weakened immune system , and fatal diseases such as heart attack and high blood pressure. But did you know that there are positive effects of stress? Before you disagree, though, have you ever been stressed out in an exam room because a question was too tough for your liking? Well, if you answered yes, then you definitely have benefited from stress, one way or another.

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How Managers Can Help Stressed Out Employees

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Stress management for employees is important as it allows them to give their best at work. A stressed-out employee will never be able to perform well. Although it can leave the employees baffled, it’s a good way for them to release the stress. Apart from this, managers can do the following to help stressed-out employees: Clear Goals. The speakers will also be in a better position to promote stress management for employees. Quick stress management skills.

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Getaway From Stress: 7 Reasons Why You Should Travel

Dumb Little Man

Stress plays a huge role in our lives. Some of the biggest factors that contribute to the increase in stress are work and money. How can we reduce our stress? One of the effective ways of reducing stress is to take a vacation and travel. Traveling takes you away from that stressful environment. The amount of stress that traveling can reduce is substantial. Naturally, traveling is a great way of reducing stress. Stress Travel

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Stress Management From Teenagers

Simple Productivity Blog

Adults aren't the only ones who have to think about stress management. The post Stress Management From Teenagers appeared first on Laura Earnest. StressRecently, my Girl Scouts shared their favorite techniques with each other during their AP Exam week.

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Beware of Toxic Productivity: Tips for Working While Under Stress

Eat Your Career

It tends to appear most in times of stress, which we (collectively, as a society) are currently enduring in extreme quantities. If you want to learn how to work effectively while under stress, you first need to understand what Toxic Productivity is and how to avoid it. But, if you go too far to either end of the spectrum, your healthy productivity turns toxic, and this is what tends to happen during times of stress. Your feelings are important, especially in times of stress.

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Business travel without the stress

Practically Perfect PA

Business travel can be a stressful experience. Unfamiliar surroundings, time and performance pressures, networking in a second or third language, and a confused body clock all contribute to rising stress levels. We look at simple techniques that help you get the basics right, so you can keep stress to a minimum.

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Stress Makes You Stupid

Simple Productivity Blog

Stress, the flight or flight response, is a necessary part of being human. There are a whole lot of physical changes that occur while stressed, but there are also mental changes as well. Most of us don't have to worry about being dinner for some hungry animal these days, and yet, the stress response is alive and well. In the past week, I've heard from three different sources that "stress makes you stupid." Stress

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7 Awesome Ways to Effectively Manage Your Stress on Weekdays

Dumb Little Man

Stress is a silent killer and if you’re not doing well in coping with stress at work, it can spell problems for you. Stress can strike anyone, even the most optimistic and energetic of people. Studies show that stress is one of the leading causes of chronic health conditions. Heart disease, accelerated aging, and diabetes are linked to stress. Yes, stress is inevitable. Here are the best ones to help you start coping with stress at work.

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Tips to Get Rid of Stress

Office Dynamics

Then comes the stress and we quickly become one of the “office dragons” that we don’t like very much. There is no formula for completely taking the stress out of your life, no wax on or wax off, but there are some things you can do to de-stress or even prevent it from overwhelming you. So, as we begin this New Year and we are coming out of a very fun but stressful time of year I thought it would be nice to list a few techniques and methods that might prove to be helpful.

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5 Basic Stress Management Techniques

Simple Productivity Blog

Stress, either chronic or acute, can have major impacts on your productivity and happiness. Today we will look at 5 basic ways to manage your stress. The post 5 Basic Stress Management Techniques appeared first on Laura Earnest. Stress

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5 Advanced Stress Management Techniques

Simple Productivity Blog

Stress is everywhere in modern life. Some of it is chronic, everyday stress. Today I'll look at some advanced stress management techniques that don't get (in my opinion) enough coverage, but can be extremely useful. The post 5 Advanced Stress Management Techniques appeared first on Laura Earnest. StressAnd some of it can be extreme, brought on by situation and choices.

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5 Ways To Cope With Workplace Stress

Dumb Little Man

Workplace stress happens to the best of us. Even if you love your job, there are going to be days where you are likely to feel overwhelmed, overwrought or just plain stressed out. The more importance you put on your work, the more stressful it can become. The post 5 Ways To Cope With Workplace Stress appeared first on Dumb Little Man. Happiness Relaxation Stress Workplace

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How to Relieve Stress Fast: Stop, Drop, and Roll

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Stop, drop, and roll has been the method for teaching fire safety since the late 1970s, but what if we used this same technique to extinguish stress in our lives? It can actually increase your stress level. Now that I’ve mentioned my disclaimer, here’s how to relieve stress fast. During any stressful situation, the first thing you should do is stop and breathe. Step away from the stress. It’s the secret sauce to handling stress—humor!

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Reduce Stress Levels and Increase Your Willpower Using These 3 Stress Reduction Techniques

Dumb Little Man

Most of us are under a constant stress. We all know by now that stress is very detrimental to our health and can cause some serious problems. However, did you know that stress also destroys your willpower, and therefore keeps you from achieving your goals? It may sound bleak but don't stress too much because there are some things that you can do to help reduce your stress levels and increase your willpower. Health Stress Change Happiness Brain

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10 Commandments of Stress Reduction

Simple Productivity Blog

There is too much stress in our lives. We're so busy and overwhelmed that our stress levels creep up. Prolonged exposure to stress can lead to mood disorders, cardiovascular disease, digestive problems, eating disorders and more. But it's easy to recognize stress, but not so easy to rein it in. So today we'll take (what I hope) is a light-hearted look at how to reduce stress with the 10 commandments of stress reduction.

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9 Tips To Overcome Stress For Freelancers

Dumb Little Man

Stress is a feeling brought by lack of control of a situation. One of the ways you can combat the feeling of stress brought about by being overwhelmed by the number of jobs you have to do is to create a doable schedule that works for you. I used to worry and feel stressed when my clients are not 100% happy. The post 9 Tips To Overcome Stress For Freelancers appeared first on Dumb Little Man. Career Freelancing StressYou’re a freelancer.

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Reduce Stress By Avoiding The Holiday Blues

Dumb Little Man

The stress surrounding family visits and feuds are enough to make many wish they could have the joy the season brings without the headache. Brain Happiness Holiday How To Lifehacks Relationships Stress Here we are again. According to the calculations, there is only 44 days left in 2013! That means there’s only 37 days of shopping left before Christmas. Depending on where you are with your goals, passion and desires, this could be great news or enough to send you into a panic.

How to Reduce Stress in Your Life

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Reduce Stress. Although stress can sometimes be a good thing, too much stress can actually harm your health and increase your risk of disease. Learning to manage stress and relax is not easy with today’s busy lifestyle. Many life events such as moving, leaving school, changing jobs, and experiencing losses can cause stress. Daily hassles, such as being stuck in traffic, deadlines or conflicts can also be stress-provoking. Symptoms of excess stress.

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7 Easy Ways to Remove Negative Energy and Unnecessary Stress

Dumb Little Man

But, what if those people are the ones causing you unnecessary stress? The post 7 Easy Ways to Remove Negative Energy and Unnecessary Stress appeared first on Dumb Little Man. Negativity StressAre you sick and bored of the nagging people in your life? Does it make you feel more and more annoyed? Then, it’s the right time to make some lifestyle changes and bring peace to your life.

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Top 12 Tips For A Stress-Free Life For College Freshmen

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Stress plays a huge role in many college student’s lives, especially freshman. In today’s society, stress is almost inevitable. But, we’ve put together several tips for college freshmen to help you manage your stress. You can use them to have a stress-free college experience from year one until you finish your courses. It also helps take your mind off your stress. Money is a huge stress point for many students. College Featured Stress

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3 Ways to Manage Stress During the Holidays

Office Dynamics

To help you stay effective, achieve more and reduce stress, here are a few proven tips on managing time during this busy season: Review your approaching deadlines. This is an excellent best practice that can prevent mistakes during high-stress times when we’re often asked to “rush” certain projects. Remember: You’re in charge of your time – so don’t let it control you, even during the stressful holiday season.

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Startups That Help Build Your Dream Home Without The Stress

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Before Packing Up Your Home Use These Stress Reducing Techniques To Employ When Moving. The post Startups That Help Build Your Dream Home Without The Stress appeared first on Dumb Little Man. Home StressSetting up your own space from scratch is much like staring at an empty canvas. It represents endless possibilities. You can choose from different mediums, strokes, colors, and emotions to illustrate on your canvas.

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4 Ways To Reduce Stress Inside and Outside of Work

Dumb Little Man

While a moderate amount of stress can be good for staying motivated, the harsh reality is that you will most likely be overwhelmed at some point in your career. Whether it’s pressure to perform, lack of control, or micromanagement issues, you need to know how to effectively manage job-related stress so it doesn’t follow you home and ruin your sanity. If you are looking for ways to reduce stress, here are four tips, along with simple tools and apps that you can use.

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Stress Management Techniques

Ian's Messy Desk

Home About Contact Me Links Sitemap Stress Management Techniques Posted by Ian McKenzie Written on August 23, 2010 If youre new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Living is inherently stressful, but how we manage it will determine the number and severity of the stress related symptoms we experience. Stress related symptoms can be broken down into four major categories. Laugh – Laughter is considered one of the best medicines for stress.

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Stress free annual leave

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10 tips for stress free annual leave - Created with Haiku Deck, presentation software that inspires. Although I do travel quite a bit, for work and for pleasure, I always find the build up to my trip quite stressful. Here are my top tips for stress free annual leave. For a truly stress free and relaxed holiday put down your laptop and phone and pick up a book instead! The post Stress free annual leave appeared first on Practically Perfect PA.

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Reduce Stress and Anxiety: 5 Effective Ways to Deal with Stress and Anxiety at Work

Dumb Little Man

Nearly everyone suffers from some form of stress at work but when it becomes so acute that your whole career belly flops into oblivion, then it’s time to address some of the underlying causes. Workplace Health Business Focus Career Stress Happiness Fear Is fear leading you down a one-way street to joblessness? This question might sound extreme but I lost a number of jobs due to excessive anxiety which paralysed my productivity and creativity.

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5 Ways to End Unnecessary Stress

Dumb Little Man

Do you feel stress every day and often at unexpected times? Unfortunately, you are just so used to experiencing unnecessary stress you don’t realize you need to immediately stop and think about how its harming you. You’ve probably also convinced yourself that because you feel stress you must be working hard and are being productive. The post 5 Ways to End Unnecessary Stress appeared first on Dumb Little Man.

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8 Excellent Ways To Reduce Stress At Work

Dumb Little Man

These days, there aren’t many jobs around that don’t involve at least some stress. We all expect an element of stress at work. However, too much stress can interfere with your performance and productivity. The good news is that there are strategies you can employ to manage stress at work. Take a look at these 8 excellent ways to lower stress in the workplace and see if they can make a difference. What are your stress triggers? Happiness Stress Workplace

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10 tips for busting stress

Ian's Messy Desk

All of these can be symptoms of stress. A certain amount of stress is good –or. Here are a few simple tips that can help you deal with stress. Change the things that cause you stress. A fit body responds better to stress. Go somewhere that takes you away from the things that cause your stress. Stress Management (drsuneelsethi.wordpress.com). Much Ado About Stress (menopausemaniac.com). Ways to Cope With Stress (iamalexia.wordpress.com).

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Life Is Stressful! Here Are 17 Ways to Relax and Reduce Stress at Home That Anyone Can Use.

Dumb Little Man

These days, our lives are more stressful than ever, or at least it seems that way. Many of us are working longer hours for less money and facing all kinds of stress, so it’s no wonder that we find it hard to unwind and relax when we get home. Don't fear though because there are plenty of things that you can do to help eliminate some stress from your life. Here are a few ideas for how to unwind, de-stress and generally relax once you finally get away from the office.

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4 Types Of Stress At Work And How To Deal With Them

Dumb Little Man

More blessed, less stressed. The list can get long but one thing is present in all these factors- stress. Stress is the body’s natural response to pressure or danger around you. Every day, we encounter stress. However, too much stress can have negative effects on your health. Here are the common types of stress at work and how to manage them. Time Stress. This is the most common type of stress at work. How To Manage Time Stress.

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Stress, Complaining and Lost Business

The Small Business Blog

This led me to think… Read the full article here: Stress, Complaining and Lost Business on: THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG. Personal Effectiveness complaints stress I came across this article “15 Statistics That Should Change The Business World – But Haven’t” which identified 15 pieces of research that show how important customer service is in retaining and developing business – much more so than the quality and price of the product or service being sold.

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Keep Calm and Don’t Stress: Recognizing and Preventing Job Burnout

Dumb Little Man

Constant stress and fatigue make you easily irritable, and who would blame you for being not nice enough to people if you are totally worn down? While depression is rooted in the mental and emotional state of a person, burnout phenomena are presumably related to constantly high productivity and stressful workplace conditions; something that is typical for hard-working and irreplaceable employees, mostly in management positions. Happiness Relaxation Stress

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Make Stress Your Friend: A TED Talk Worth Viewing

Simple Productivity Blog

Doing research into stress is enough to induce stress. Looking at all the damage that chronic or acute stress can cause to our bodies is enough to make people want to crawl into their beds and not come out. But it is possible to make stress our friend, and Kelly McGonigal, a psychologist, presented the talk on how from the TED stage. The post Make Stress Your Friend: A TED Talk Worth Viewing appeared first on Laura Earnest. Stress

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The 5 Commandments for Saving Time and Reducing Stress

Dumb Little Man

Such a stressful existence isn''t the answer. Instead, here''s a chance to have both productivity and freedom from stress. You can live a richer, more fulfilling life that is free of stress. Happiness Productivity Stress I know lots of people who would give anything to get more done and in less time. They typically respond by being rushed and harried everywhere they go and with everything they do.

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Stress: Quote of the Week

The Small Business Blog

Stress kill brain cells. Stress is not a good idea.” ” That quote was by US business write Doug Hall and it is a good explanation of why too much stress will be bad for your business. Pressure can inspire you to create your best work, but too much pressure will lead… Read the full article here: Stress: Quote of the Week on: THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG. Business Quotations business quotes stress “Brain cells create ideas.

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Make Buying A Car Less Stressful By Answering These Questions

Dumb Little Man

If you ask and answer these questions it will make the car purchasing process a little less stressful and you will feel more confident in your decision. Money Shopping Stress Happiness Next to buying a house, purchasing a car is one of the biggest financial moves you’ll ever make. No wonder some people break out in hives at the idea of shopping for an auto. Whether you decide to buy a new car or a used model, you can make a more informed decision by asking the right questions.

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Six Simple Ways to Reduce Your Stress Levels

Dumb Little Man

Do you ever feel stressed? Modern life brings so many worries and anxieties that you probably feel stressed at least occasionally … and perhaps a lot more often than that. Whether you’re facing a demanding boss, a difficult colleague, a mountain of debt, a rebellious teen, or a computer that’s crashed and taken all your files with it, stress often seems like an inevitable part of modern life. Try being more active this week, and see whether you feel less stressed.

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Five Clever Tips for Stress-Free Family Camping

Dumb Little Man

If you are one of these parents, here are five tips for family camping you can use to make camping less stressful and more enjoyable for you and your little ones. Following a list can help eliminate the worrying and stress that come with forgotten tools and meals. Perhaps, one of the most stressful things about camping is keeping an eye on your little ones. It will only make your camping a lot stressful for everyone. Children Happiness Stress Uncategorized

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How to Overcome Stress in the Workplace

Productivity Bits

We encounter stress on a daily basis especially in our workplace. It is important to learn how to deal with stress and how to overcome it. If we just let stress rule our lives, it can cause serious damage to our health and to our overall well-being. Some people deal with stress in different ways. One of the simplest ways that I have learned on how to deal with stress and its effects is through writing.

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