Creating a new business from scratch isn’t easy: There are so many things to get right and so many things that can go wrong.
But it can be gratifying, provided you don’t let stress (read: panic attacks, sleepless nights, chronic self-doubt) get the better of you.
The Bridge spoke with three new Brooklyn business owners who have had their fair share of challenges, but have managed to keep their stress mostly in check. We also consulted with experts about tried-and-true techniques for stopping unwanted angst in its tracks.
And no, we won’t be telling you to do yoga, but yes, we will be telling you to take deep breaths.
Here’s how to keep your sanity in check, while making your new venture a success.