Survival of the Fittest- Part Three

Written by Joe Garcia

Guest Blogger today Julie Kantrowitz, MFT

Survival of the Fittest

(Stress Management During a Recession) - Part Three

Continuing with our series on (Stress Management During a Recession) last time we talked about “Turning off the News” and “Taking a hike.” Great suggestions to be able to reduce the amount of stress you can experience throughout the week. Yesterday I went on a hike after taking a couple of weeks off of an injury I recently experienced. Unfortunately because of the lack of outdoor activity I experienced I started to have projects pile up. Ugghh! Well I am glad to report that I have taken my own advice and am back on track even after a single day!! This stuff really really works. I can’t tell you how good it feels to be able to knock off things off of your “To Do List,” especially if your list like mine is constantly in the back of your head.So it gives me great pleasure to give you this week’s blog on Stress Management. We start with a simple question.

Question: How are you? Do you have an outlet? What do you do to take care of yourself everyday?

To answer some of these questions on how to deal with stress I turned to psychotherapist Julie Kantrowitz on a few tips that we can all put into practice right away. She writes… (more…)