10 Ways To Lower Your Work Stress Levels – Forbes

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Work is stressful for more than 60% of americans. This can be attributed to the lack of time at home, tough deadlines, or overtime. There are a few strategies that can help reduce stress at work. These include turning on some music. Eating lunch away from your desk will also help you destress.Enforce some boundaries such as no texts or calls from work after a certain time. There is also finding a happy place that you can think of when stressed.

Key Takeaways:

  • The majority of workers feel stressed during the workday mostly due to work taking away from their personal lives.
  • There are some effective methods to relieving stress due to overworking such as listening to music while you work, meditation, and breaks.
  • At the end of the day, the worker should know when to call it quits and create boundaries.

“It’s easy to let work infringe on your personal time with email and constant digital check-ins. If you can, make a rule that you won’t check work email from home after 8 p.m. or that you won’t answer your work phone during dinner with your family, recommends the American Psychological Association.”

Read more: https://www.forbes.com/sites/kateashford/2017/03/31/stress-levels/