Stress management is an essential skill every person must learn.

There is nothing much you can do about stress but learn how to manage it. High levels of stress can lead to undesirable results. It can affect your thinking process and creativity. It can also affect your relationships and even cause serious illnesses. That’s why it is vital to take control of how you respond to stress.

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This week on Five Tips Tuesday, we give you tips on dealing with stress.

Check out how keeping a ‘worry journal’ can make you healthier. Get help on deciding your next career move by traveling.

See how you can better handle social anxiety. Listen to Tim Ferris’ latest podcast on stress management.

And finally, see how reading unfamiliar books can relieve your anxieties.

So here it goes…

1. Article

Writing in a journal is good for the soul.

But did you know that it also builds emotional resilience? Scientists found out that keeping a ‘worry journal’ has emotional and physical benefits.

Here are some useful tips on how to start your own journal from Inc.com.

2. Infographic

Whether you’re a fresh graduate or changing careers, traveling is a great way to relax and recharge. It helps to explore your options and learn while you’re deciding what to do next. It also gives you the chance to rethink the direction you want to take.

Entrepreneur.com created an infographic to guide you in making that critical decision. See more of it here.

3. Career Tips

Trying to please everyone at work can be a hindrance to your career growth. Take it from this author, who looked for approval from her co-workers and got her bright idea stolen.

Social anxiety affects everyone every now and then. What’s important is how you handle yourself in stressful situations like these.

Read more here

4. Podcast

Tim Ferris talks about his latest book, Tools of the Titans. He discusses the best advice from past guests about fitness, nutrition, and wellness.

Get tips about morning discipline and routines. Learn how to control your autonomic immune system. Find out how nutrition can help you manage your stress and make you healthier.

Listen to the podcast here.

5. Books

For some people, reading can be a stress buster.

This week, we’re moving away from recommending books. Instead, we’re challenging you to take the ‘Reading Without Walls’ challenge. The rules are simple. All you have to do is choose a topic you don’t know about, or a format you don’t usually go for.

Read on to find out more.

 

Got more to add to our list? We’d love to hear from you! Read more articles and resources here.

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Herlene Somook is a creative entrepreneur and freelance writer based in Manila, Philippines. A graduate of AB Psychology, she was a Kumon Reading teacher for five years before jumping ship to the Business Process Outsourcing Industry, where she gained experience in Inbound Sales, Technical Support, Outbound Services, Lead Generation and Marketing. Today, she spends her time as the Head Writer and Content Strategist for NextStep Hub. She loves reading bedtime stories to her toddler son.