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21 WAYS TO


BEAT
ENTREPRENEURIAL

STRESS
ENGAGE IN QUALITY 'QUIET TIME' EACH DAY

Switch off all your devices
and simply sit…

In silence.

Focus on your breathing.


                      CHRISDUCKER.COM
PURSUE A PASSION

            Get busy enjoying yourself
            doing things you truly love.

            The focus on something
            you enjoy will ease your
            stress immediately.


   CHRISDUCKER.COM
GET A MASSAGE

Having a regular massage
helps lower your heart
rate.

It also promotes muscle
relaxation.


                    CHRISDUCKER.COM
HAVE A SOBBING SESSION

               When you cry your chest
               and diaphragm open up,

               The result is a massive
               amount of bad energy is
               Instantly released.


      CHRISDUCKER.COM
LAUGH

Having a good giggle
releases endorphins
into your system.

It’s the best stress beater
around. And it’s free.


                       CHRISDUCKER.COM
TALK TO THOSE YOU TRUST

                Telling a friend or family
                member how you’re
                feeling enables you to
                get rid of any aggression
                or negative energy.



       CHRISDUCKER.COM
LEARN TO SAY ‘NO’

If you’re rushed off your
feet already, the last
thing you need to do is
pile more work on your
plate.

Say no.

                       CHRISDUCKER.COM
EAT SOME CHOCOLATE

             Eating a few pieces of
             dark (not milk) chocolate
             when you’re feeling tense
             and on edge, can calm
             your nerves.



    CHRISDUCKER.COM
HANG OUT WITH YOUR FURRY FRIEND

Psychologists believe that
having your dog or cat with
you through a stressful
time, is more soothing
than your spouse.

Woof, woof.

                      CHRISDUCKER.COM
THROW A HISSY FIT NOW AND THEN

                   Displaying your irritation,
                   or anger can cause your
                   brain to release less of the
                   stress hormone, cortisol.

                   Don’t over do it, though.


          CHRISDUCKER.COM
EXERCISE

Going for a short walk,
stretching, swimming and
enjoying some yoga are
all fantastic for beating
stress.



                     CHRISDUCKER.COM
TAKE A VACATION

            The ability to ‘switch off’
            is a lot easier when we are
            in surroundings we’re
            not used to.

            Take some time off.


   CHRISDUCKER.COM
BECOME A BOOKWORM

Reading allows us to be
‘in the now’.

Enjoying a good book has
long been a perfect way
to chill out.


                     CHRISDUCKER.COM
DRINK GREEN TEA

            Drinking green tea slowly,
            savoring every sip and
            enjoying the aroma it
            carries helps calm your
            nerves.



   CHRISDUCKER.COM
TAKE A NAP

Many of us simply don’t get
enough ‘real’ sleep.

So, napping in the middle
of a stressful day is a
great escape.


                      CHRISDUCKER.COM
GO TO A MOVIE

           Throwing yourself into a
           90-minute film allows you
           to ‘get lost’ in the plot and
           characters.

           Enjoy some popcorn, too.


  CHRISDUCKER.COM
PRAY

No matter who, or what you
‘believe’ in, enjoying some
prayer is a very personal,
enjoyable activity for most
people in today’s world.



                      CHRISDUCKER.COM
BECOME A VOLUNTEER

             Stop focusing on your own
             situation and help other,
             less fortunate people.

             It’ll help you gain a new
             perspective on life.


    CHRISDUCKER.COM
WASH YOUR CAR

Cleaning your car until its
nice and shiny will bring
about a sense of calm.

Add wax for a really clean
state of mind.


                       CHRISDUCKER.COM
PLAY SOME MUSIC

            Either play an instrument
            yourself, or simply listen
            to your favorite artist.

            Now remember back to
            when you heard the song
            for the first time.

   CHRISDUCKER.COM
BECOME A KID AGAIN

Getting down on the floor
with your kids, getting out
the Lego and building a
multi-colored house will
make you smile.

Always works for me!

                       CHRISDUCKER.COM
For more #NewBusiness and
   Entrepreneurial tips, visit:
   .


   www.chrisducker.com


           /chrisduckerdotcom

          @chriscducker


CHRISDUCKER.COM

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21 Ways to Beat Entrepreneurial Stress

  • 2. ENGAGE IN QUALITY 'QUIET TIME' EACH DAY Switch off all your devices and simply sit… In silence. Focus on your breathing. CHRISDUCKER.COM
  • 3. PURSUE A PASSION Get busy enjoying yourself doing things you truly love. The focus on something you enjoy will ease your stress immediately. CHRISDUCKER.COM
  • 4. GET A MASSAGE Having a regular massage helps lower your heart rate. It also promotes muscle relaxation. CHRISDUCKER.COM
  • 5. HAVE A SOBBING SESSION When you cry your chest and diaphragm open up, The result is a massive amount of bad energy is Instantly released. CHRISDUCKER.COM
  • 6. LAUGH Having a good giggle releases endorphins into your system. It’s the best stress beater around. And it’s free. CHRISDUCKER.COM
  • 7. TALK TO THOSE YOU TRUST Telling a friend or family member how you’re feeling enables you to get rid of any aggression or negative energy. CHRISDUCKER.COM
  • 8. LEARN TO SAY ‘NO’ If you’re rushed off your feet already, the last thing you need to do is pile more work on your plate. Say no. CHRISDUCKER.COM
  • 9. EAT SOME CHOCOLATE Eating a few pieces of dark (not milk) chocolate when you’re feeling tense and on edge, can calm your nerves. CHRISDUCKER.COM
  • 10. HANG OUT WITH YOUR FURRY FRIEND Psychologists believe that having your dog or cat with you through a stressful time, is more soothing than your spouse. Woof, woof. CHRISDUCKER.COM
  • 11. THROW A HISSY FIT NOW AND THEN Displaying your irritation, or anger can cause your brain to release less of the stress hormone, cortisol. Don’t over do it, though. CHRISDUCKER.COM
  • 12. EXERCISE Going for a short walk, stretching, swimming and enjoying some yoga are all fantastic for beating stress. CHRISDUCKER.COM
  • 13. TAKE A VACATION The ability to ‘switch off’ is a lot easier when we are in surroundings we’re not used to. Take some time off. CHRISDUCKER.COM
  • 14. BECOME A BOOKWORM Reading allows us to be ‘in the now’. Enjoying a good book has long been a perfect way to chill out. CHRISDUCKER.COM
  • 15. DRINK GREEN TEA Drinking green tea slowly, savoring every sip and enjoying the aroma it carries helps calm your nerves. CHRISDUCKER.COM
  • 16. TAKE A NAP Many of us simply don’t get enough ‘real’ sleep. So, napping in the middle of a stressful day is a great escape. CHRISDUCKER.COM
  • 17. GO TO A MOVIE Throwing yourself into a 90-minute film allows you to ‘get lost’ in the plot and characters. Enjoy some popcorn, too. CHRISDUCKER.COM
  • 18. PRAY No matter who, or what you ‘believe’ in, enjoying some prayer is a very personal, enjoyable activity for most people in today’s world. CHRISDUCKER.COM
  • 19. BECOME A VOLUNTEER Stop focusing on your own situation and help other, less fortunate people. It’ll help you gain a new perspective on life. CHRISDUCKER.COM
  • 20. WASH YOUR CAR Cleaning your car until its nice and shiny will bring about a sense of calm. Add wax for a really clean state of mind. CHRISDUCKER.COM
  • 21. PLAY SOME MUSIC Either play an instrument yourself, or simply listen to your favorite artist. Now remember back to when you heard the song for the first time. CHRISDUCKER.COM
  • 22. BECOME A KID AGAIN Getting down on the floor with your kids, getting out the Lego and building a multi-colored house will make you smile. Always works for me! CHRISDUCKER.COM
  • 23. For more #NewBusiness and Entrepreneurial tips, visit: . www.chrisducker.com /chrisduckerdotcom @chriscducker CHRISDUCKER.COM