Time management skills can allow you more time with your family and friends and possibly increase your performance and productivity. This will help reduce your stress.To improve your time management:· Save time by focusing and concentrating, delegating, and scheduling time for yourself· Keep a record of how you spend your time, including work, family, and leisure time.· Prioritize your time by rating tasks by importance and urgency. Redirect your time to those activities that are important and meaningful to you.· Manage your commitments by not over- or undercommitting. Don’t commit to what is not important to you.· Deal with procrastination by using a day planner, breaking large projects into smaller ones, and setting short-term deadlines.· Examine your beliefs to reduce conflict between what you believe and what your life is like.
Build healthy coping strategies
It is important that you identify your coping strategies. One way to do this is by recording the stressful event, your reaction, and how you cope in a stress journal. With this information, you can work to change unhealthy coping strategies into healthy ones-those that help you focus on the positive and what you can change or control in your life.