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Stress Case?

Is the pressure to "get the sale" getting to you? Keep your cool with these stress-busters.

This story appears in the August 2004 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »

We all have those days-when deadlines are approaching and nothing is going right, when we've made dozens of nonproductive calls, when it seems like the odds just aren't in our favor. All we manage to build by the end of this kind of day is stress.

Stress affects people in different ways. Some of us experience headaches or physical pain. Others, like me, lose concentration and focus. When that happens, if I want to accomplish anything at all, I've got to do something to relieve the stress. Here are some suggestions:

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