8 Ways Successful People Quash Stress: We’re Sharing Some Secrets

Stress

How does stress lead to success?

The importance of meditation in stress management cannot be overstated.

1. Meditation

Many successful people practice their own type of meditation.

Meditation relaxes you, forces you to look inwardly, and aids your overworked mind in organizing itself to find solutions. As a result, it is the first step toward stress relief.

“Being in control of your life and having realistic expectations about your day-to-day challenges are the keys to stress management, which is perhaps the most important ingredient to living a happy, healthy and rewarding life.” – Marilu Henner

 

2. DETERMINE THE SOURCE OF STRESS

To get rid of the uneasy sense of tension, successful people first figure out what’s causing it. Once they have a complete understanding of the source of the stress, they may tackle it, knowing what its flaws are and what their strengths are in dealing with it.

3. ACTION-FOCUSED

Instead of allowing stress to derail their job, effective people break it down into manageable steps. Breaking the work down into small, achievable tasks aids them in developing a stress management strategy.

4. USE GRATITUDE IN YOUR DAY-TO-DAY LIFE

Successful people always express thanks by thanking God for what they have right now. Whether they have supportive family members or helpful coworkers, these people don’t take tiny acts of kindness for granted and reach out to others who can assist them on their long road to success.

5. LOOK AFTER THEMSELVES

Successful people take care of their bodies by eating a nutritious diet and sleeping sufficiently. They also set aside time for exercises such as going to the gym, doing yoga, or walking.

Some of these exercises aid in the release of endorphins in the brain, which aids in stress reduction.

6. CHECK OUT WHAT THEY’VE DONE

Rather than focusing on the work that has to be done and allowing it to overwhelm them, successful people focus on how far they have progressed toward their goal. The incentive they gain from seeing how much work they have finished acts as a catalyst for them to complete the remaining tasks.

7. SET APART TIME FOR RELAXATION

Successful people schedule leisure activities to recharge their batteries and help them cope with work stress. Listening to music, searching the Internet for hilarious videos, or playing table tennis are all examples of this pastime.

Hobbies are pursued during free time, which relaxes them, replenishes their minds, and allows them to approach work with a fresh perspective.

8. KEEP A POSITIVE PERSPECTIVE

When faced with stress, maintaining a positive attitude might aid as a coping method. Successful people, no matter how many terrible consequences the day may bring, see the bright side, just as there is always another side to a coin.

Everything gets easier to handle when you retain a cheerful attitude and things are going smoothly. However, if your mind is filled with negative thoughts, even the most basic tasks become difficult.

Successful people are aware of this and avoid negative ideas.

INSPIRING STRESS MANAGEMENT QUOTES

▶ “If I lost the whole Virgin empire tomorrow then I’d just go and live somewhere like Bali. Now if there was a problem with my family, health wise…that’s a problem.”

– Richard Branson, Virgin Group

▶ “I think it’s really important to take time off, and I’ve also found that sometimes you get really good insights by taking time off, too.”

– Susan Wojcicki, CEO, YouTube

▶ “In times of great stress or adversity, it’s always best to keep busy, to plow your anger and your energy into something positive.”

– Lee Iacocca

▶ “The time to relax is when you don’t have time for it.”

– Sydney J. Harris

▶ “It is not a daily increase, but a daily decrease. Hack away at the inessentials.”

– Bruce Lee

▶ “Stress is caused by being ‘here’ but wanting to be ‘there.’

– Eckhart Tolle

▶ “Its not stress that kills us, it is our reaction to it.”

– Hans Selye

▶ “In times of stress, the best thing we can do for each other is to listen with our ears and our hearts and to be assured that our questions are just as important as our answers.”

– Fred Rogers

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Hi, I'm Laura and welcome to my blog.

I've been interested in the human mind since I was a child and that's the reason why I became a psychologist. I thought I had everything figured out, but it turned out I was suffering from anxiety for at least ten years without even noticing it. With the help of what I already knew, and some of my friends/colleagues, I compiled a list of articles that helped me go through my anxiety and get to the other side of the tunnel.

Thanks for stopping by, and I hope you find something to help you along the way.

Laura

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