Episode 26 – The Best and Worst ways to handle stress

Today’s Show is about how the best and worst ways to handle stress.  As a service contractor, whether you are the owner or a service tech, you deal with stress daily.  This show will provide you with some of the best ways to handle your stress.

Here are some interesting, and scary facts, about stress as found on WebMD.com

43% percent of all adults suffer adverse health effects from stress.

⁃ 75% to 90% of all doctor’s office visits are for stress-related ailments and complaints.

⁃ Stress can play a part in problems such as headaches, high blood pressure, heart problems, diabetes, skin conditions, asthma, arthritis, depression, and anxiety.

⁃ The lifetime prevalence of an emotional disorder is more than 50%, often due to chronic, untreated stress reactions.

The Best Ways to Handle Stress 

These great tips, and other great articles on a healthy life can by found on Health.com 

1. Get some fresh air.

2. Rely on daily routines and rituals.  

3. Do physical activities that require hand-eye coordination.

4. Get connected to the spiritual side of life.

5. Visualize a calming environment.

6. Express gratitude.

7. Exercise regularly.

8. Get enough sleep.

9. Eat healthy foods.

The Worst Ways to Handle Stress

1. Drinking, smoking, and other negative vices.

2. Isolating your self for extended periods of time, aka hibernating.

3. Ignoring the problem.

4. Dwelling on the negative.

5. Stress eating.  


This show is sponsored by clients of Service Excellence Training.  Their trust allows for me and my team to provide this to you, free of charge.  If you see one of our great clients out there, give them a hug.


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Closing Thought:

“The truth is that stress doesn’t come from your boss, your kids, your spouse, traffic jams, health challenges, or other circumstances. It comes from your thoughts about these circumstances.” – Andrew Bernstein

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