Life Hacks for the Most Stressful Situations

Author: Kim Jacobs | Last modified on: February 1st, 2016

Many people will tell you that life nowadays is too stressful and full of hassle. This is true, but does it mean that you are obliged to feel stressed out and worried all the time? We taught that would be your answer. Even in most horrific situations there is a way to keep calm. The ability to stiff upper lip and don’t worry too much about stuff is vital, if you want to overcome the obstacles fate always puts in your way in a more productive manner. And if that is not enough as an incentive for you, think about the fact that life is too short to worry about things that actually doesn’t matter.

Let’s have a look at some of the most stressful situations ordinary people face. The list is compiled by the World Health Organization based on studies on what health problems does excessive stress may cause.

  • Loss of a loved one. It could be a parent, a husband/wife, a child, a close friend, in any situation, one thing is certain – we are talking about one of the most dreadful and feared moments in anyone’s life. Unfortunately, there is no universal formula about how to overcome the death of a close person, but a thing that you can try is to remember that it is a natural part of life. The important thing that you should hold dear is the moments that you have had with that person and how precious they are to you. Don’t isolate yourself from the rest of the world while you are grieving. The presence of friends and family close by is the best cure for it.
  • No matter how happy you are you finally got rid of your ex-spouse, divorce is a major stress factor. Actually, recent studies show that arranging a wedding ceremony could be just as stressful as a divorce, so you should think about whether or not the whole fuss is worth it. When you come to think about it, if you and your partner live together, share your lives and even have kids together, there is not much need to go through the stressful process of arranging a whole ceremony – you won’t get more married than that, after all. And it will create fewer difficulties should you (god forbid) separate at some point in the future.
  • OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAMoving homes. The process takes months of planning and preparation, and includes finding a new place, bargain for the price, arranging documentations, transferring kids from school, packing, talking to the people from the utilities companies and so much more, and so much more. According to surveys done in the past several years, many people consider moving between homes to be among the most nightmarish experiences that they have got to go through in their lives. Well, fortunately there is an easy way to spare yourself the horror – just find a good man and van company to do the job for you. Most man and van moving contractors will gladly assist you on every step and even provide you with free moving tips, so that you don’t have to worry about a thing.

About the Author:

Kim Jacobs is a removals coordinator with over 11 years of experience as part of the Get man and van team and other firms in the home and office relocation industry in London. Before joining our company, Kim has worked in various logistical and transportation companies and institutions such as Transport for London, The Removals Ombudsman, and has coordinated moving projects with some of the biggest suppliers of various goods such as IKEA, HomeBase, Amazon, Sainsbury's and others. While working as a chief removals coordinator, Kim also enjoys sharing her expertise with others through writing in our blog.

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