Taking Control: Stress Management While on the Go

Whether it’s being stuck in traffic, an overwhelming workload or a dispute with a loved one, we all experience varying forms of stress in our everyday lives. Events that cause negative emotional responses are going to happen and are often beyond our control. We can, however, control the way we respond and manage stress to achieve a healthy work-life balance.

Factors that contribute to stress

Workplace stress can be attributed to a number of things, including learning a new skill set, working long hours, dealing with customers and feeling generally overwhelmed. Traveling for business especially can open up a new set of stressors that are taxing on your health. Travel stress can be grouped into three main categories:

  • Lost time.
  • Unforeseen events.
  • New routines.

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