There are plenty of anxiety and stress management techniques. Few of these techniques focus on prevention by addressing the REAL causes of stress.
Few other ways to relieve stress involve taking steps to alleviate the physical and emotional symptoms of stress.
The stress tips that focus on prevention are the ones that are more important, because of the long-term nature of their benefit. As they say, the key to reducing stress is to prevent it. And the key to prevent it is to take stock of how we feel about things, and how we react to them.
The first and probably the most important rule for dealing with stress is to control negativity arising out of another person's words or actions (or inaction).
This is also perhaps the most difficult of
the stress management techniques to follow, but the return is maximum
in terms of providing long-term stress relief.
Negativity on yourself is a sure sign of low self esteem as well.
yourself in their shoes to understand why they did or didn't do it.
Realize you cannot always change others. Change yourself by learning to
see other person's point of view.
probably have won the battle already, because by needing to insult you,
the other person has put his weakness on display. Now win the war, by
ignoring that weakness and moving on.
Laugh at it with others. Maybe they did it because they like you, or they didn't realize it would hurt you. Give them the benefit of doubt. And learn to laugh at yourself.
Good for them. And good for you, because he has shown you it can be done. Chances are you can figure out your own ways to duplicate his success, by putting your mind to the task at hand, than dwelling negatively on his success.
The key to these stress management techniques
is to NOT take things personally. Don't jump to conclusions about the
other person's attitude.
This is the first and foremost of preventive stress management techniques.
If you have difficulty in trying to quieten the negative chatter inside your head, try self hypnosis audios to help you end your negative thinking.