10 little things to do to cope with stress

WORKING IN A MEDIA FIRM is one of the types of jobs which are by nature stressful. Especially in dailies, one necessarily has to beat the deadline and must be able to strictly deliver on time, as press people have what they call press time. 
Hence, www.OurHappySchool.com finds it wise to take an advice from someone who survives in a media firm on how to cope with stress. Bob Gustin, managing editor of the Evansville Press, offers suggestions which are basically simple common-sense things which can be done on a minute-by-minute, day-by-day basis:

  1. Don’t take the little problems from work home with you, but do have somebody outside work to talk with about big problems. Don’t overburden the “outside” person with trivial matters.
  2. Leave your troubles at work.
  3. Take a short break from the job; the simple act of getting away from the desk—to the soft drink machine, the water cooler, whatever—may break the intensity of deadline pressure.
  4. Chew gum; take a coffee break.
  5. Exercise at lunch time or even while sitting at your desk.
  6. Find a quiet place to read or relax, away from the office, during lunch break.
  7. Break stress by working on a different sort of story or project than you are accustomed to.
  8. Set and achieve reasonable goals; organize goals in the order of importance and tackle them one at a time.
  9. Surround yourself with familiar and pleasant objects, such as photos of your family or artwork.
  10. And www.OurHappySchool.com adds: Take time to pray—in every project you do, don’t forget to say a little prayer.

Editor’s note: Bob Gustin’s suggestions were taken from The Community Newspaper. Press Foundation of Asia; Manila, Philippines; December 1990, p. 182.
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I love the idea of "leave your troubles at work" it's just like "leave my worries at home", nicest way to escape from worries and stress that troubled you all day. It's just like taking off your dirty stressed shirt and just wearing it on when you totally refreshed your mind. The idea of "surround yourself with familiar and pleasant objects, such as photos of your family or artwork" was proven effective. This stuff is very much helpful not only for those who work but also to students, because in that simplest way, it's a dose especially to students having a hard time in school. Seeing picture of your family and love ones, was like you gain power that will made you strong and forget about problems and worries:)

some pilipino are poor because of the corruption in our country.. what we should do to solve this problem???

Because of the spoil system of our government. We, our country called by other country as the sick man of Asia. Luckily Pnoy doing his job well and diminish the corrupt officials. As we go beyond the history we noticed that the corruption started since we form society. But as look in this problem we can solve this problem by being aware in happening in our government and of course in the economic stability also. Being aware make us open-minded about the problems around us. But the Filipinos can't blame our government it is because it is their personal trouble.

Filipino are courteous and reliable... agree or disagree ???

Some of the Filipinos are lazy so the Philippines is not rising... agree or disagree??

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