Reducing the Stress of Courier Work – Gertie’s Tips

Reducing the Stress of Courier Work – Gertie's Tips

Hello, darlings!

Well the countdown to Christmas continues (it’s almost here!) and, while for some, like me, that’s a cause for joy, for many of you out there it’s probably a reason to start gnashing your teeth and ripping your hair out!

Yes, as lucrative as it can be for someone who does courier work (and from what I’ve heard, it is), the Christmas season can also be tremendously stressful – what with the longer working hours, increased pressure and so on. If you have anything less than nerves of steel you may find yourself fit to burst – which is perfectly normal. After all, we are all only human…

Keep Calm and Carry On

That said, it’s always good to be able to unwind and, fortunately for you, Aunt Gertie is here to teach you how! That’s right, today we’re going to be talking about some of the best ways to relieve stress when you do courier work for a living – and some of them might surprise you at just how easy they are.

Top Tips for Relaxation

One of the best ways to ‘keep your cool’ when driving around delivering your parcels and documents, is to simply take a break. Slow down, look around and enjoy the scenery, and remember how beautiful Britain can be. There, more relaxed already, aren’t you? I told you it wasn’t complicated! And there are many more that are just as easy, as well.

  • Look around for something funny, unusual or amusing that can help lift your spirits.
  • Plan routes in advance and make a backup plan in case your main one fails.
  • Try some good old-fashioned meditation.

In short, do whatever works to make you feel calmer and ready to take on your next task.

There you have it, then: a few simple but potentially very effective ways to reduce tension and stress while doing your courier work. Let me know if you use any and if they work out for you.

Until then, though…ta-ra!

  • Gertie

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