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Managing Your Stress Levels as a Cryptocurrency Investor

As a new cryptocurrency investor, taking your first steps into the world of blockchain can be terrifying if you’ve had no experience in the sector. Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies have seen a dramatic fluctuation in price over their short existence.

The end of 2018 was one of the worst periods for the bitcoin since 2011, meaning you have perhaps been under a significant amount of stress in the last few years, with the worry of the risk factors and pondering whether your investment was a safe option. Despite the recent fluctuations cryptocurrency has faced, it seems the industry is set to stay stronger than ever in the yeas to come, but it will take a great deal of determination and potentially huge stress levels on your behalf in order to keep up with the competition.

As all business owners and investors know, it’s impossible to run on the constant pressure 24/7 without sitting back and taking a break away from it all. If you’re in need of some advice on how to reduce your stress levels and regain some calm in your life as a cryptocurrency investor, here are some useful tips to bear in mind:

1. Restructure your perspective
Regardless of what business you’re in, it’s easy to have a negative frame of mind when things are going wrong; especially in such a fickle world as bitcoin with its constant fluctuations, which Investopedia explains in greater detail.

You may feel as though everything is falling apart at the same time and you just haven’t got the time to get yourself together. When this happens, you’re likely to experience overwhelming stress, to the point where you start to blame yourself for everything that’s going wrong. Instead, you should try and adapt your mindset to contemplate everything that’s going right. This will help you get to grips with the negatives and gain a much more positive frame of mind. Psych Central gives some useful pointers on how to change the way you deal with stress.

2. Spend more time enjoying hobbies
When you have a business to run and investments to manage, the very last thing on your mind may be going out and enjoying yourself during stressful periods. However, Shape.com express the importance of keeping your stress levels under control through the personal fulfillment of hobbies. Whether it be playing a round of golf, betting on your favorite sports on Unibet or catching up with friends at the weekend, taking the time to put your own happiness first is essential to keep your mental health under control.

3. Exercise more
Studies carried out by Healthline have shown that increasing your physical activity is the ideal way to reduce your stress levels. This doesn’t mean having to enroll at the gym, but instead, integrating exercise into your daily regime. If you’re starting to feel anxious about your recent cryptocurrency investment, aim to snap out of your negative thought processes by spending 30 minutes out in the fresh air to get your blood pumping. Exercise releases feel-good chemicals in the brain which can help you to stay positive, even when you may be feeling low or stressed-out.

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