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Stressed, Stressed.

Life moves along.

Stressed, Stressed.

You must be strong.

Stressed, Stressed.

Not the only one.

Stressed, Stressed.

Rise like the sun.

By: Mr. Roses

In today’s day in age, stress is normal. Speaking from someone who works in New York City, the city that never sleeps, it’s action 24/7. Sometimes work could become so overwhelming that our life begins to revolve around it.

In a very competitive work economy, we must be aggressive in completing our tasks or risk getting replaced. This constant work flow and competitive environment breaths stress.

We may start to find ourselves moving constantly at 100 mph trying to achieve our tasks at work and sometimes this’s required.

Due to the consistency of the work load and the need to be moving fast at all times, we tend to forget how to slow down outside of work. Life starts to move more rapidly and happiness starts to decline.

We become entrapped in the work world stress. Then during any free time where we have the opportunity to try and free ourself from these burdens, all we want to do is crash and relax at 0mph.

How to decompress

It is critical to find out how to slow down our pace in life. Sometimes at work we need to be aggressive and work at 100 mph, but not all of life is like that. Life is something we want to try and cruise at a nice 50 mph.

We all need to break this 0 mph or 100 mph lifestyle and learn how to pump the breaks. As the great Ferris Bueller stated “Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.”

The stresses you are facing now are preparing you for something great in the future. Study your habits and find the things that are causing most of your stress. Try and implement alternative habits that can reduce your stress.

Try things like exercising, meditating or spending time with friends and family. If all fails, remember that diamonds are made under great pressure. Keep in mind life moves from 0 to 100 mph very quickly and remember the power you have to make life what you want it to be.

Start with a goal, develop a plan and work until you achieve your goal!