Stress has myriad adverse effects on a person’s health. To mitigate stress, the following may be considered:1. As anger is one of the leading sources of stress, learn to manage it by making a conscious choice of not succumbing to such stressful emotion.2If faced with stressful events, take deep breaths and slowly exhale to help you relax.
3. In reacting to stressful situations, try speaking more slowly than normal to help you think more clearly and reasonably.4To cope with multiple tasks, have an effective time management strategy.5Get some fresh air by going outdoors to take a break.6. Dehydration can provoke stress so drink plenty of water.7. Bad posture can increase stress, thus, be aware of your posture by doing quick posture checks.8.If you stay in the office most of the day, make sure that your work station conforms with ergonomic principles to avoid strain injuries and sore muscles that contribute to stress.9Give yourself the chance to relax by doing things you like such as reading a book and put aside other concerns for a while.10. Listen to soothing music even for just a minute to ease tension.11.Take a hot bath or shower to relax muscles and mind.12.Lie down and breathe quietly to calm down.13.To release emotional stress, write a journal or talk to a friend.14.Take a brisk walk or get some other kinds of exercise to get the adrenaline flowing.15.Immerse yourself in meditation, prayer or yoga to keep calm.