How to Reduce Stress in Business

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Stress that goes on for a long time without any relief is very bad for you. It can cause many different physical symptoms from indigestion and ulcers to stroke and heart attack. If you run a business or have work such as a business consultant where you are dealing with many different kinds of people and their problems, stress is sure to accompany your working week.

To stay healthy, it is important to find ways of reducing your stress. To do that well, you need to define what kind of stress you have.

  • Emotional stress – this is caused by dealing with people who may be hard to get on with for some reason. It may be the boss who expects you to get through a workload that is too heavy. It could be clients change their minds constantly causing you to lose time in redoing something they don’t want or are not satisfied with. Or it could be caused by other employees that harass you or cause problems at work in some other way. Emotional stress from home can even cause your business day to be stressful.

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How to Cut the Cost of Travel

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If you have to travel for more than an hour to work, it could be costing you a great deal more than you realise. It is not only the cost of fuel and wear and tear on the car, there is the cost in time you need to consider. It may be much better for you to find removalists who can move you to a new home, instead of spending all your spare time travelling.

Just imagine what you could do with that extra two or more hours a day if you didn’t have to use them up in travelling to and from work. If you live close to work you would not have to –

  • Get up so early
  • Spend so much on fuel, parking etc
  • Become hassled over driving in peak hour traffic
  • Worry whether you might have a car crash
  • Get home so late you don’t see the children before bedtime

Instead, you’ll have more time and more energy to –

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