How to manage stress is a question many people ask themselves everyday. If there was one simple answer to that question, I think stress would have been a thing of the past by now.
However of all the stress reduction techniques available there is one which is often over looked, time management.
After all if you use your time badly i.e. spend most of it at work and not enjoying life or making time to relax, then stress is bound to be a major part of your life.
Remember the old saying:
Work to live, not live to work.
Time is the one thing we all have and is one of our most valuable resources in our life. How we choose to spend that time however can also effect the way our lives are, stressed or relaxed. It’s as simple as that.
There are two main factors in how we spend our time:
Our priorities and our Goals
If these two things have not been properly thought through and managed then it is bound to follow that our life balance will be off centre and that brings stresses and strains into our lives unnecessarily
So when asking the question “How to manage stress on a daily basis”? Your first answer should be:
With effective time management via our priorities and goals.
If you answer in the negative most of the time then perhaps taking control of your time and making sure you have the right balance of priorities and goals in your life should be on the top of your list of to do’s.
Let’s start answering the question “How to manage stress with time management?”
Let’s start with your list of priorities and goals
By asking these questions you will be able to make your life goals something that you will be able to achieve, rather than just making them one more thing to stress about.
There are 12 skills to good time management which you should always adhere to when answering how to manage stress effectively:
These 12 time management skills need to be practiced every day. At first it will be difficult but once you have put the hard work into organizing your time in this way, your days will become easier and less stressful as a consequence.
How to manage stress on a day to day basis? Easy organize, prioritize and find time to relax. It really does make a huge difference.Stress Relief WS › Coping › Manage Your Time