Stress is all around us. We stress because of work, we stress because of bills, we even stress while watching Breaking Bad; we just can’t get away from it! Stress is never a good thing and always leads to physical, emotional and mental consequences. Despite knowing all of this, we still stress over everything.
“The ability to manage your emotions and remain calm under pressure has a direct link to your performance. TalentSmart has conducted research with more than a million people, and we’ve found that 90% of top performers are skilled at managing their emotions in times of stress in order to remain calm and in control,” shares Travis Bradberry. So, how do these successful people avoid getting stressed out? Read below to find out:
- They Say No
- They Appreciate What They Have
- They Avoid Asking “What If?”
- They Disconnect
- They Limit Their Caffeine Intake
- They Sleep
- They Exercise
- They Don’t Hold Grudges
- They Don’t Die in the Fight
- They Practice Mindfulness
- They Squash Negative Self-Talk
Will you implement any of these tips to avoid being stressed?