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Work Stress: Top 5 Ways To Manage It

Titilayo Ilori

Stress is inevitable for some and finding ways to cope with it has become a way of life. There are a lot of things that can cause stress. For example, dealing with a bad boss and facing the terrible traffic on your way home can make your blood pressure rise. It is, thus, important to learn the best ways to deal with stress. Check out a few of them below:

1. Set time aside to rest

After a stressful day, you should get some rest. Your brain can only function properly if you have enough rest. Your weekend should be spent alone. Set some time aside for yourself and visit the spa for a massage if you wish.

2. Gist with your colleagues

Most of the time, we act too serious when we are at work, forgetting that little conversations can go a long way. According to research, one of the best ways to get rid of stress is to engage in healthy conversations. By doing this we pass out some stress

3. Never miss a chance to laugh

Laughing is another way to relieve stress. Laughter is known as a stress-relieving therapy. So, surround yourself with positive people who can make you laugh.

4. Try to walk around your office

Staying glued to your chair for close to eight hours can put pressure on your back. Besides, walking around can help you clear mental blocks. Don't forget that mental blocks can result in physical stress.

5. Take a cold bath

No matter how tired you are, the first thing you should do when you get home is to have a cold bath. This is a great way to ease off the day’s stress.

It has a way of calming the nerves. Also, the cold water bath is a great therapy for your body. It will help you sleep well and wake up feeling energetic.