8 scientifically proven ways to kick your job-related stress

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Of all the different types of stress we experience in our lives, job-related stress is perhaps one of the worst.

Feeling stressed out at work can not only affect your performance, but your attitude towards your company and position, as well as your overall health.

Thankfully, there are ways to keep your stress levels in check and under control.

Here are 8 scientifically-backed ways to reduce job-related stress throughout the work the day:

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Breathe deeply
Take a few deep breaths in and out. It will naturally help to clear your mind.

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Get up and go for a walk
You don't even necessarily need to go outside your office. Just stand up and take a few minutes to mosey around.

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Thrown on some instrumental or classical music
It will soothe you while clearing your head.

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Read leisurely
Even if it's an online article about the latest celebrity gossip, give your mind a break from the monotony of the work in front of you.

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Write it out
Writing even for a few minutes helps you gather your thoughts and express what you're feeling.

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Get moving
If you're lucky enough to have a full lunch break, take advantage of it and use it to get your blood pumping.

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Stop refreshing that inbox 
It may seem impossible to fully unplug, but stopping from obsessively checking your email will make a difference.

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Sleep as much as you can
A full night's sleep has so many benefits. Coming to work well-rested is key to staying low-stress.

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The great thing about all of these methods is that you can practice (most of) them without even having to move from your desk.

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Work stress can come from so many triggers, from tight deadlines to juggling obligations to crazy hours. But amidst all the hectic day-to-day tasks, it's important that you take time to keep yourself calm and comfortable--it will most certainly reflect in your work.

And if you're really not a big fan of work-related stress, you should definitley avoid these 27 jobs:

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Police, fire, and ambulance dispatchers

Stress tolerance: 98.5

Average annual salary (2014): $39,410

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Nurse anesthetists

Stress tolerance: 98.2

Average annual salary (2014): $158,900

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Telephone operators

Stress tolerance: 98.2

Average annual salary (2014): $39,350

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Dancers

Stress tolerance: 97.0

Average annual salary (2014): N/A

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Obstetricians and gynecologists

Stress tolerance: 96.5

Average annual salary (2014): $214,750

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Surgeons

Stress tolerance: 96.2

Average annual salary (2014): $240,440

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Airline pilots, copilots, and flight engineers

Stress tolerance: 95.2

Average annual salary (2014): $131,760 

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Healthcare social workers

Stress tolerance: 95.0

Average annual salary (2014): $53,590 

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Phlebotomists

Stress tolerance: 95.0

Average annual salary (2014): $31,890

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Broadcast news analysts

Stress tolerance: 94.7

Average annual salary (2014): $84,380

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Education administrators, preschool and childcare center/program

Stress tolerance: 94.2

Average annual salary (2014): $52,190

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Mental health counselors

Stress tolerance: 94.2

Average annual salary (2014): $43,990

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First-line supervisors of police and detectives

Stress tolerance: 94.0

Average annual salary (2014): $84,260

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Food and tobacco roasting, baking, and drying machine operators and tenders

Stress tolerance: 94.0

Average annual salary (2014): $29,410

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General internist

Stress tolerance: 94.0

Average annual salary (2014): $190,530

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Costume attendants

Stress tolerance: 93.5

Average annual salary (2014): $50,270

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Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses

Stress tolerance: 93.5

Average annual salary (2014): $43,420

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Oral and maxillofacial surgeons

Stress tolerance: 93.5

Average annual salary (2014): $219,600

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Child, family, and school social workers

Stress tolerance: 93.3

Average annual salary (2014): $46,180

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Correspondence clerks

Stress tolerance: 93.3

Average annual salary (2014): $36,240

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Funeral service managers

Stress tolerance: 93.3

Average annual salary (2014): $81,080

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Psychiatric aides

Stress tolerance: 93.3

Average annual salary (2014): $28,430

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Umpires, referees, and other sports officials

Stress tolerance: 93.3

Average annual salary (2014): $33,400

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