You probably know what stress feels like. It’s that constant pressure to succeed, fulfill expectations, or even get by day-to-day when you just have too much to do. No matter where your stress is coming from, it’s not doing you any good: Constantly pushing your limits can eventually take a serious toll on your physical and mental health.
But once you admit you could be stressed, it’s much easier to tackle. From joining the 10% of Americans who practice yoga to trying out a form of Japanese spiritual healing called Reiki, there are plenty of different ways to banish your stress—if you’re willing to try them.
Read the infographic below to see if you might be stressed without knowing it, and learn the five great ways to keep it in check.
Infographic courtesy of visua.ly. Photo of woman squeezing ball courtesy of Shutterstock.
Before joining The Muse, Sarah worked in social business innovation for Virgin Unite in London, strategy and innovation at Market Gravity, sustainability research in the Dominican Republic, and business development for a NYC startup. Wrapping up her time at Columbia University, she’s headed to McKinsey & Company after graduation. Say hi on Twitter @sarahlichang.More from this Author