Auto-debit your retirement investments, so you don’t have to beat yourself up for not investing.
Find a good app for food shopping, if you do the shopping. I like the simple Teax Deux for easy, easy to-do lists, and grocery lists work great – the iPhone app synchs with the online version.
Lower your alcohol consumption.
Exercise for deeper sleep, which lowers stress.
Try yoga. Sign up for a free month with many studios. near you.
Listen to free stress management cd’s from your local library.
Practice mindfulness meditation to lower stress.
Get massages regularly. Yes, plenty of guys do, including me, without shame.
Come up with ways to disconnect from work when you’re not at work, like hobbies, interests, friends.
Plan your estate documents and get a good estate planning attorney.
Talk about what’s stressing you with someone close, like your partner, a parent or close friend.
Simply admit you’re stressed. A lot of guys simply can’t come to this awareness, so admit it and take action from there.
As "The Man That Men Will Talk To," Jason Fierstein, MA, LPC is a private practice counselor and psychotherapist for men and couples in the greater Phoenix, Arizona, area. He works with struggling men to find happiness in their lives, and with their wives.