7 Ways to Say Goodbye to Stress

December 12, 2013

Career Advice

cloudsStress can knock you down when you need to be your highest-performing self. Whether it’s the holidays, a job hunt, a big project at work, or family commitments — or a combination of all of these — it’s important to know how to take control of your stress.

What are your triggers? What are your warning signs? How can you calm yourself down? Here are seven tips that can help you de-stress almost instantly — and you can do them from the comfort of your desk:

1. Pop in your headphones and turn up the tunes — preferably classical music.
2. Shut off your phone even for just one hour.
3. Chew your favorite piece of gum.
4. Take a break and eat a healthy snack.
5. Breathe in, breathe out, breathe in, breath out… do this slowly.
6. Eat one small and sweet piece of candy — it’s a treat!
7. Give yourself a break with a viral video of your choice.

Read the science behind the above strategies and find 13 more scientifically-backed ways to de-stress right now on Huffington Post.

Image via Taylor Burnes/Flickr.

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