August 10, 2014

Low Stress Jobs Where You Can Thrive

Stress. Even the word can make you twinge with anxiety. Being stressed is not fun. What causes you to stress out? Work loads? Job searching? Deadlines? Family obligations? Commuting?

Stress is the one thing that nearly everyone wants to eliminate from their lives. Would your life be different if you were stress free? Your blood pressure might drop. Your health could improve. You’d be able to relax and enjoy yourself. If you’re not enjoying life, you’re probably doing something wrong anyways!

There are tons of ways to reduce stress in your life. What’s your stress reduction method of choice? Exercise? Yoga? Napping? Creative outlets? Writing? Music? Socializing? Everyone has a ritual that helps them to relax from a hectic day a the office. Why not just choose a low stress job?

We highly recommend finding a low stress job where you can thrive. A low stress job sounds a bit like an oxymoron, but low stress jobs are out there and they are great career options for you.

Here are some low stress jobs that you may want to consider:

There are lots of other low stress jobs out there. Can you think of others that would make the list? Stop by Facebook and tell us what you thought of. Of course every job has some sort of stress associated with it. If you have one of these jobs and think they are stressful, let us know why in the comments below. Overall, most people consider these jobs to be lower stress than others.

It’s up to you to choose the career path that makes you happy. Hopefully this list can help you start to narrow your potential career path to a few viable options.

Learn more about low stress jobs on JobMonkey’s Industry Guides and be sure to search for low stress jobs on the job board when you’re ready. Have fun!

About this Author 

Derek Lennon is a skier and writer who lives, works, and plays in the mountains. He travels the globe in search of snow and adventure. Life has allowed him to live and work all over the world doing cool jobs and loving every minute of it.

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