As opposed to health hazards like eating unhealthy fast food or smoking cigarettes, it’s not possible to simply opt out of stress. Whether caused by mounting pressures at work, in your personal life or even when standing in an extraordinarily long line at the grocery store, stress is as much a part of life as eating or sleeping. But like poor eating habits and consuming tobacco, chronic stress can lead to the development of ailments like hypertension, heart disease and cancer.
However, as pointed out in this Good Relaxation piece, it’s possible to moderate the amount of stress you have in your life by making a number of positive life changes.
First off, the piece explains how proper time management can make your life much less stressful. By creating a schedule for your non-work hours, you can ensure that you have the time to get enough exercise, fulfill all of your personal responsibilities and get to bed at a reasonable hour.
Doing so will also give you an understanding of when you need to say no to extracurricular activities that only serve to add more stress to your life, like volunteering during a period just before a complex and time-consuming work project comes due.
Read the full article here: http://goodrelaxation.com/2016/04/not-stress-about-every-little-thing/