Tuesday, July 25, 2006

How Do You Relieve Stress?

An open-ended question for all you out there...

What do you do to relieve stress, whether on the job or on the job hunt? I've found that I've engaged in constructive behavior as well as destructive behavior.

On the constructive side, I've been doing more walking over the summer. I've found that walking the dog and listening to podcasts on my portable media player have been very enjoyable. I feel good because I'm exercising, and I'm doing other things as well. Good to get away from the computer or otherwise out of the home.

On the destructive side, I've engaged in other habits that bring only temporary emotional relief. In other words, I've directed the energy back on myself. I don't want to be too specific here in this forum on that.

What about you all?

5 comments:

Sri Sb said...

U gave a very real idea how these layoffs are affecting & how to overcome them. I am sure we can think smart & be more aggressive in getting jobs/opportunities to prove & win our career back in today's industry.

Good to read ur blog . Plz do keep posting more & Kudos to u for helping others thru ur words & blogs . I m sure u have enough pointers for anyone to go & search for jobs & win the interview as well as jobs.

I was wondering how u guys get to post so many articles & blogs - just like this articles on interview & job experience I like reading them all at http://jobs.interviewspy.com as well as job experiences listed in http://www.interviewspy.com - it is just started to gather lots of stuff in terms of people who are searching for jobs & related materials. Do care to visit there some time.

carlo!35 said...

Stress has always been a problem for a lot of people. Its worrisome and bothersome. It is also found that stress causes ulcers. The best way to handle stress is have a good diet and enough excercise. Spas are also good for stress-relief.

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Zohar said...

I could go on about this for a while, but here are two quick thoughts to consider.

1) When you're happy you're not stressed. The best ways to be happy are:
A) self-expression: opportunities for you to be you. unchecked. uncensored. just you doing something that comes to you naturally.
B) self-care: doing things that rejuvenate your physical, emotional, spiritual well-being. Could be better sleep, exercise, vacation, saying 'no'.

2) While there are many ways to reduce stress, not enough focus is placed at the root of it - our agitation that our situation isn't the way we want it to be.

More on my site and blog.

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