Stress: The Psychology of Managing Pressure

12 Simple Stress Management Tips to Start 2018 on Top

12 Simple Stress Management Tips to Start 2018 on Top

Start the year feeling calm, collected, and in control with practical stress management techniques and self-care strategies from Stress: The Psychology of Managing Pressure.

We’ve rounded up simple, proven remedies to common stressors below, so you can start 2018 with your best, least-stressed foot forward.

Tackling technostress | How to digitally declutter

Whether you’re a technophobe or always connected, technology remains a major feature of modern life and can create its own stresses!

Experts offer these tips on how to remove needlessly stressful digital clutter:

• Make your computer desktop simple and easy on the eye – avoid too many icons.
• Unsubscribe from unwanted mailing lists and blogs.
• Delete accounts you rarely use.
• Set up a logical filing system for your documents, and delete files you don’t need.
• Pick a search engine as the homepage for your browser, so you’re not bombarded by news or celebrity gossip.

Combating stress with shut-eye | How to get a good night’s sleep

The benefits of quality sleep are wide-ranging and well-documented. Restful sleep lowers anxiety and improves cognitive functions.

If you’re struggling to get a good night’s sleep and are feeling stressed as a result, try these sleep hygiene tips:

• Don’t use your bed for daytime activities such as reading or watching TV; that way, your body will know it’s a place for sleep.
• Avoid alcohol, caffeine, chocolate, and nicotine after noon and spicy meals in the evening.
• Set up a peaceful bedtime routine: for instance, switch off electronic devices and read or listen to calming music instead.

Professional pressure | How to avoid burnout on the job

It’s not unusual to feel tired at the end of a working day, but at a certain point work strain passes the level of ordinary stress and becomes outright toxic.

If you feel at risk of job burnout, consider these self-care tips:

• Keep your body moving – don’t sit for more than an hour at a time.
• Look for positive moments in your day – even something small, like chatting with your colleagues.
• Have a time each day when you unplug from contact via your electronic devices.
• Make time outside work for family and friends.

For more stress management tips, techniques and strategies, including self-care methods and how to manage stress in the workplace, in relationships, and more, pick up Stress: The Psychology of Managing Pressure.

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