75. Say to heck with perfection.
Cut yourself some slack and ask yourself ‘will the sky fall down if this isn’t perfect?’ Adopt 'Good enough is the new perfect' as your mantra. and read How To Escape The Trap Of Perfectionism.
76. Change your habits
What makes you stressed in the first place can often be a matter of your habit. Break the habit and you break the stress. Steve Scott is rightly known as the Habit Guy and can show you the amazing effects good habits have on stress.
77. Focus on the positive
Focusing on the negative is no way to de-stress. Negative thinking however comes in many different forms - some are not so obvious. Twelve Secrets to Living Without Stress and Anxiety.
78. Be optimistic
Looking on the bright side of life can significantly help reduce stress. Tap Into Your Inner Optimist And Stress Less
79. Give up control
At the end of the day there are many things in life that we don't really have much control over. Accepting this can help you Stress Less And Live More.
80. Cultivate a mindful mind.
Stress is an illusion. A very convincing one, for sure because it is created by our mind. The good news is, our mind can also Turn Stress into Serenity.
81. Focus, or de-focus.
People seem to disagree about whether meditation is actually about focusing intently on something, or de-focusing on nothing. Either way, they all agree that meditation can help ease stress.
82. Be-friend Stress.
Rather than seeing stress as the enemy, work out How To Make Stress Your Friend. Are you open to trying?
83. Find your balance.
A little bit of stress can actually be good for you if it gets you off the sofa and into action mode. However, at the other extreme, too much stress can actually paralyze you. What you need is to find your balance.
84. Write stuff down
Don’t constantly rely on your memory, that's just one more stress you don't need. For the times however when you really do need to rely on memory, do it right.
85. Have a mind mantra
Decide that you're going to tackle stress as soon as you recognize the symptoms. It can also work really well to look ahead and be prepared if you know a difficult situation is going to gallop into your day - Understanding Stress: 8 Ways To Take It On
86. Change your mind on stress
You can be in control of how stress affects you by changing how you think about it. You need the One Simple Trick To Turn Crippling Stress Into Your Ultimate Strength.
87. Change your response.
There might be a whole heap of situations, people or events that make you feel stressed. But many of your stressful times might be avoidable if you master How To Stay Blissfully Calm In A Stressed-Out World.
88. Swap stress for serenity
No matter what has crashed into your day, you still have your greatest ally - your peace of mind. Sure, it might seem to have gone AWOL. But in truth, it's just been overshadowed - How To Replace Stress With Inner Peace.
89. Find Your Happy Place.
Just because you're physically somewhere, doesn't mean you need to be there mentally. After all, we all dream of being on a tropical beach when stuck at work! Where Is Your Happy Place?
90. Let stress go
Stress will soon lose it's grip on you if you can Let Go of Everything (Fear, Worry & Stress). And it's not as difficult as you think.
91. Find your de-stress Fromula
Having a simple system to deal with stress can save you from letting it build up into a total monster. Use these 6 Steps To Relieve Stress Using The STRESS Formula.
Learn how your memory can serve you as a super powerful defense against stress. Also discover how to eliminate stress and depression using your memory with this invaluable podcast: Dr Jim Samuels Talks About How To Reduce Reduce Stress With Mnemonics.
93. Focus on your dreams
Unexpected change can feel very stressful. That is until you have these 10 Tips on How to Trust and Thrive (Instead of Stress and Survive) in Turbulent Times.
94. Take your medicine.
Does stress make you ill? If so, then what you need to do is to take your stress medicine.
95. Stop beating yourself up
One of the most effective ways to beat stress is to take the pressure of yourself to be perfect. Be human and you'll have grasped The Easiest Way To Kill Stress And Tension.
96. Don't avoid Stress.
I'm no lover of stress, but it has to be said avoiding stressful situations can be counter-productive. In the end, life can become smaller and smaller. Instead, learn How To Manage Stress.
97. Understand stress.
Often, what leads to worry and stress is the unknown. The more we know about a situation or thing, usually the less afraid of it we are. Unless we're learning more about the habits of giant flesh-eating raptors, but then you usually also learn that most of them are extinct - phew! So bone up on What is Stress & Why You Might Experience it More Than Others.
98. Work out what 'type' you are.
Different people respond to stress in different ways. Are you a Type A?
99. Stop reacting.
Has stress got you running in circles? Perhaps it's time to stop running and start fighting. How? by reading Action Versus Reaction.
I try to take one day at a time, but sometimes several days attack me at once
100. Live in the present.
Regretting the past is guaranteed to make you a permanently stressed-out bunny. The present, the here and now is the only place to de-stress. Tackle past regrets here.
101. De-stress Your Speech.
What you put in to your brain causes stress. And what you say, goes straight into your brain. So change the words you use.
102. De-stress your reading.
Reading negative books and magazines can lead to more stress. You would do well to try James Clear's Recommended Reading List.
103. Visualize it away.
Communicate with your subconscious to defeat stress. Visualization techniques can be very simple to build into your stress-busting toolkit. See how to use visualization exercises to de-stress.
104. Affirm it away.
You may believe in affirmations or not, but if they work for you, go for it. Positive affirmations can help you de-stress and stay calm 101 Life-Changing Thoughts To Practice Daily
105. De-stress YOU.
And most importantly, forgive yourself. Make peace with yourself for all that you’ve done and not done, for all that you’ve said and not said, for all that you’ve tried and failed. Stop Beating Yourself Up Over Your Imperfection.