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Stress and Womens Health: Reduce Stress and Stay Healthy

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Updated November 17, 2007

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Find Balance and Learn To Say No
Does your 'to do' list go on forever?  Learn to find balance.

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Women today play many roles at once, and because any one of these roles can be all-consuming, finding the right balance of time to devote to different areas of life can require strategic planning. However, without planning, prioritizing and paring down, commitments can take over every spare moment of time, leaving little or no time in a woman’s schedule for important and self-nurturing activities like ‘down time’, exercise, friendships, and even sleep.

The following resources can help you to find a better level of balance in your life, so that you allot enough time for each area of your life that’s important, and the amount of time you spend in a given area reflects its importance to you.

  • The ‘Are You Overscheduled?’ Quiz: This quiz helps you to examine various areas of your life to determine where you need more balance, and then create it.
  • How To Say No: If you find yourself saying yes to too many activities and requests on your time, this article can help you.
  • Stress Relievers for Busy People: If you’re busier than you’d like to be, and can’t take vacations, here are some ways to build relaxation and fun into your life.
  • Extra Energy for Busy People: If you can’t pare down your schedule, here are some ways to find extra energy so that you can do more and still keep stress levels low.
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