It almost always doesn’t matter if you are an entrepreneur or an employee, stress is something that affects almost everyone. Entrepreneurs, however, usually have constant work pressure such as deadlines to meet, typically exposing them to stress. In this fast-paced world, every moment spent means money and for this, entrepreneurs usually find it hard to find time to manage their stress. Entrepreneur stress is the one of the major lifestyle challenges faced by women entrepreneurs of today. The result of this usually comes with negative results which could be; depression and anxiety, or a decline in performance at work.
Trying to live with stress is suicidal, therefore, it must be dealt with before it gets out of hand. For entrepreneurs, stress can be very devastating and therefore they need to find ways to manage it.
In this article, we take women entrepreneurs through the tips they can follow to overcome stress:
Always be on the look at your body’s stress signals
Most stress signals are similar in most people and may include things such as; increased heart rate, panic attacks and tremors. Recognizing these signals and managing them can be useful for your health and career. You can overcome these symptoms through Therapeutic Flow. This is done in 3 ways. Through breathing exercises, unique body movement or brain training. Which I go through in depth at my intensive workshops or one on one session.
Never let stress take a toll on you, deal with it head-on
It is never a good idea to procrastinate what’s causing you stress but instead deal with the root cause of your stress. It is even much better to deal with the underlying cause of the stress the very moment you realize it.
It is best to take breaks
According to the entrepreneur clinic by Dr. Hanan Selim, the founder of Healology, taking breaks in the wake of stressful situation in the middle of work is helpful. You can get up and do something else like going to walk out of the office when you suddenly get stressed. Such brief break could help bring you a unique perspective to the stressful situation you were facing. This in effect could go a long way in offering you a brief relief especially from the physical side-effects of your stressful situation thus offering healthy solutions.
Embrace a healthy lifestyle
You can adopt a healthy lifestyle by engaging yourself in exercises at least three to four times every week. Also involve yourself in healthy eating habits like eating fruits and vegetables instead of processed foods. Eating healthy can give you the much needed energy to handle stressful situations.
Strike a good balance between life and work
Even with the demanding nature of today’s business environment, it is also important for you to spare some time for other activities outside of the office. You could get yourself involved in activities such as family events, boat competition activities and other related sporting events.
You can always delegate your work load
While it is a good idea for you to do things yourself, you can’t do everything yourself. In fact when you delegate your workload you will dramatically see reduce stress levels on your part.