Depending on their point of experiences some people have developed high tolerances for it while some have not. Whatever, learning to manage stress is recognizing what causes it. Outside of professional help, recognizing the origins of stress is the first step to self stress management. It may also be worth noting that there are stresses that develop gradually. Another is the language, the amount of dedication that one could have in reading a book. The issue of time management is a worldwide concern but not every country in the world has a culture for loving books. Another issue is that people of other cultures may be the very people who will benefit from time management most to upgrade productivity and progress but often the very same people who need it most and want it most are those who can afford it least. You can add or take away a few minutes from it but beyond that may no longer be realistic. Consider this weekly time allowance: - Everybody have 168 hours in one week. - Sleep = 7 hours for the average adult. Given one hour plus or minus, sleep eats that much time. 7 hours x 7 days = 49 hours - Lecture and lab time per week = 25 hours - Personal necessities (eating, grooming, hygiene, etc) = 2 hours a day x 7 = 14 hours - Study time at one hour per subject (average) = 25 hours - Other students will need short naps between classes. On the contrary, it produces more opportunity that can be enjoyed without the stress of knowing that there are urgent things that are still waiting to be done. Here are some time-tested tips on getting the most out of time and relieving stress. - Let others work for sixteen hours a day. You do not have to. The Benefits of Time Management Aside from the fulfillment that one derives out of being more efficient and productive the effective practice of time management allows the following benefits: A sense of achievement In the workplace, man's worth to the company is measured against the amount of output that is contributed and the influence that it creates. The reality here is that fat files are seldom looked upon. They consume so much time just browsing through them. Studies show that 85% of office files are not really relevant but is kept anyway contributing to inefficiency. - Aside from the yearly plans that are broken down into quarterly and monthly plans, action steps and other supplemental steps are covered and prepared the day before they leave their offices so that it is the first things that will be worked on the following day.