Real English Conversation - 97 : Stress

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Andrew: I can't take this stress anymore, it's too much.

Andrea: What's stressing you out specifically?

Andrew: It's just the workload, I have too many projects to handle at once.

Andrea: Have you talked to your boss about it?

Andrew: I have, but he said it's just part of the job.

Andrea: Maybe we can come up with some strategies to help you manage the workload better?

Andrew: That's a good idea. Maybe I can prioritize tasks and delegate some work.

Andrea: Have you been taking breaks throughout the day?

Andrew: Not really, I feel like I don't have time for breaks.

Andrea: Taking breaks can actually improve your productivity. Maybe try taking a short walk or doing some deep breathing exercises.

Andrew: I'll try that, thanks.

Andrea: Are there any other factors contributing to your stress?

Andrew: I've also been having trouble sleeping at night.

Andrea: Maybe try establishing a bedtime routine and avoiding screens before bed.

Andrew: That's a good idea, I'll give it a try.

Andrea: Have you been eating well and exercising?

Andrew: Not really, I've been ordering takeout a lot and haven't had time to exercise.

Andrea: Eating healthy and exercising can also help reduce stress. Maybe we can start meal prepping and find a workout routine that fits into your schedule.

Andrew: That sounds like a good plan.

Andrea: Remember, it's important to take care of yourself. Your health and well-being should come first.

Question 1:

What is causing Andrew's stress?

Question 2:

What suggestion does Andrea make to help Andrew manage his workload?

Question 3:

What suggestion does Andrea make to help Andrew improve his sleep?

Question 4:

What does Andrea suggest to help Andrew eat healthier?

Question 5:

What does Andrea remind Andrew of?

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