Stress & Anxiety In Business

May is Mental Health Awareness Month  so here at I Hate Numbers we just wanted to remind everyone to spare a moment and consider if you are dealing with your stress & anxiety & how it impacts in the workplace.

In today’s fast-paced business world, it’s all too common to feel stressed and anxious. Whether it’s the pressure of meeting deadlines, managing a team, or dealing with difficult clients, stress and anxiety can take a toll on your mental and physical health.

In this blog we will discuss some practical tips for managing stress and anxiety in the workplace.

Causes of Stress and Anxiety in Business

 Before we dive into the tips, it’s important to understand the causes of stress and anxiety in business. Some of the most common causes include:

  • Heavy workload
  • Tight deadlines
  • Difficult client’s
  • Poor work-life balance
  • Fear of failure

Tips for Managing Stress and Anxiety in Business

Take breaks: Taking breaks throughout the day can help you recharge and help reduce stress. Even a five-minute break to stretch or take a walk can make a big difference.

Prioritise tasks: Prioritising tasks can help you manage your workload and reduce stress. Make a to-do list and focus on the most important tasks first.

Practice deep breathing: Deep breathing can help you relax and reduce anxiety. Take a few deep breaths when you feel stressed or anxious.

Get enough sleep: Lack of sleep can increase stress and anxiety. Aim for 7-8 hours of sleep per night.

Exercise regularly: Regular exercise can help reduce stress and anxiety. Even a 20-minute walk can help you feel better.

Talk to someone: Talking to a friend or colleague about your stress and anxiety can help you feel better. Sometimes just venting can help reduce stress.

Seek professional help: If your stress and anxiety are severe or impacting your daily life, consider seeking professional help.


Stress and anxiety are common in the business world, but they don’t have to take over your life. By taking on board the above tips you can manage your stress and anxiety and lead a healthier, happier life. Remember, taking care of yourself is essential to being successful in business, and everyday life.

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