3 Ways to Overcome Worry and Stress
Stress and worry are issues that everyone manages daily in the workplace. This issue can compound when unexpected events occur either at work or at home. Hurricane Sandy is a perfect example of an unexpected event causing stress and worry. No matter what your stress is caused by, it is your response to the stress that makes all the difference. Here are 3 ways to overcome stress and worry.
Live in "day tight compartments"
Don't put off for tomorrow what you can do today. If you live every day as if it might be your last it will be much more fulfilling and allow you to focus on what matters.
Face trouble head on:
1. Ask yourself "What is the worst that can happen?"
2. Prepare to accept the worst
3. Try to improve on the worst
Remind yourself of the exorbitant price you can pay for worry in terms of health
High levels of stress have all sorts of negative impacts on both your physical and mental health. It is important to understand that healthy amounts of stress are ok, but unhealthy amounts over long periods of time can be detrimental to your health.