Stress can harm your mental and physical health in many ways. And, when stress accumulates and isn’t relieved for an extended period, true burnout can result. Fortunately, you can find stress management techniques that work for you. Ideas include prioritizing self-care through good diet, sleep, and exercise habits.
Resilience-boosting stress management techniques include:
- progressive muscle relaxation
- deep breathing
- stress journaling
Talk about your struggles with an empathetic listener. Set more limits on your personal time, build joyful activities back into your life, and take the time off you’ve earned in order to refresh yourself.