What clubs or organizations do you belong to? What meetings or activities are you involved in? Is it all necessary?
Carefully consider which programs and activities you can remove from your schedule – then do it!
Get rid of the stuff you never use by selling it, throwing it away, or giving it to someone who’ll make use of it. Once you’ve done that, organize what’s left over and make a place for everything. If necessary, use labels and organizational containers to make it easy to find things again.
Remember, your external environment affects your internal peace. Messy on the outside likely means messy on the inside.
Do a search online to find a budgeting system that works best for you. It needs to be simple and easy to use every day. Once you’re on a budget you’ll feel a lot less stressed due to finances.
Seek the help of an experienced financial planner who can steer you on the right financial path.
When you learn to be content with what you have right now, you’ll find much more peace within yourself.
If you’re stressed due to work situations or family conflict, getting a good workout will help you relieve stress. You’ll be able to think and reason more clearly, which will help you deal with some of the core issues that are causing your stress.
Take a good look at your routine and determine if the workload is really worth the toll it’s taking on your body and health. If it’s not – and there’s no end in sight – perhaps it’s not the proper solution to your problems anyway.
Getting things off your chest will help you sort out problems and see your situation in a new light. The less foggy your mind is, the more stress you’ll be able to remove from your life.
It often helps to have someone outside of the situation to talk to, because they’ll likely see something you don’t.
Journaling is a great way to see the progress you’ve made, which can be very therapeutic.