5 ways PR pros can better handle stress

PR is regularly rated one of the most stressful occupations. Follow these tips to keep your nerves in check.

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In past years, public relations jobs have been rated among the most stressful occupations. In fact, Career Cast announced that public relations executives have the sixth most stressful job of 2014.

This isn’t news to PR pros, who capably juggle various clients, events and crises on top of their personal lives. This career is certainly more of a lifestyle.

Don’t get me wrong; we live for this. But there is such a thing as too much stress.

Constant multitasking, creative thinking and pleasing clients can take its toll. In fact, chronic stress can lead to weight gain, a weakened immune system, poor digestion and a damaged reproductive system, just to name a few.

As Sweet Brown would say, “ain’t nobody got time for that.”

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