Every time you make a decision, you create a state of mental tension that is, in fact, stressful.
The solution is to reduce the number of decisions you need to make by using routines. If there's something you need to do every day, do it at the same time every day. Have a routine for preparing for your day in the morning, and packing up to go home at night. Simple routines can dramatically reduce your experience of stress.
Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. There are a lot of stressed out professionals in the workplace. And what leaders don't realize is that much of the stress can be managed by learning to share the burden, becoming more transparent and having a support system. Yet most professionals suffer in silence.
11 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Our brains are hardwired to make much of modern life difficult. This is especially true when it comes to dealing with uncertainty. On the bright side, if you know the right tricks, you can override your brain's irrational tendencies and handle uncertainty effectively.
Modern life has a way of making us feel time-crunched and under pressure to find the most efficient ways of using the precious hours when we're not working or sleeping. The trendy fitness regimen called high-intensity interval training, or HIIT, is the embodiment of this feeling.