Tuesday 25 September 2018

Kufungisisa and the art of stress management

I don't last more than three breaths meditating before a thought arrives
I don't last more than three breaths meditating before a thought arrives
Brendan O'Connor

Brendan O'Connor

I've decided that I need to manage my stress. Not that I am feeling especially stressed out, but you know, I'm not getting any younger, and they say stress is the big killer, so I thought I should address it.

I'll admit I probably amn't the most relaxed person in the world. But in fairness I'm pretty busy. And I know it's not exactly open heart surgery I do, but still, there are a lot of deadlines, and these days, in this game, you can be finished in two minutes with one slip of the tongue.

So obviously the easiest thing to do to lower my stress levels would be to give up work. But that's not really a goer. I could just try to take a more relaxed attitude to work. But that would make me more stressed out because I wouldn't be able to relax about that, if you get my drift. I can only really relax if I get myself worked up and over-prepare for things.

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