3 Ways on How To Deal With Stress At Work

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One of the most common forms of stress is related to our work. Ordinary employee has a lot to do in their working station. Pile of documents, meeting their deadline and overloaded information are just few stressors of these employees. Well you can not blame them because that is their job and that’s the reason why you are paying for.

Losing a job can be scary. You work hard for this position. Now you are at the brink of losing it if you did not perform your best shot in those task because of the stress.

Another word for stress is tension or anxiety. When someone experiences stress, there are many different symptoms and repercussions. Depending on the level and frequency of stress, some of these symptoms can become serious and cause a myriad of problems. Stress affects people both mentally and physically.

The heart rate increases, headaches can develop, and often people become irritated much more easily. Individuals who work in high stress or dangerous jobs as well as those who are employed at a place where there is a high pressure environment are often prone to experiencing stress. Work environment, coworker relations, and customer pressures can all contribute to stress at work. Understanding how to manage, minimize, and deal with stress can help people feel more relaxed and react when stressful situations as they arise.

 

Here are the 3 ways on how to deal with stress at work.
1) A healthy workplace or career is one of the key to fight stress. If you feel safe or relax in your surrounding, you can think more clearly and you can perform more efficient. You should give yourself a space as well for you to breath and to relax your brain for a little bit.

2) Choosing a right companion/s is also  the best way to release your stress. Talk to them or even tell them how you feel. Don’t afraid to ask for help.  Sometime it is much better to ask for ideas to someone else outside your office to refresh your mind. Remember you can not solve it by yourself if you are stress. You need someone who can understand you and has a deep perception about your situation.

Be more active and attentive to your environment. Because you need to deal with those people around you. You should know what these people might thinking about you. In that way you can make some adjustment on how to be with them so you can easily cope up and it may help you to find a way to fight your stress at work.

Know your source of stress ASAP before its too late.

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How to identify if you are stressed or not.

It’s very usual to a person who is working to feel stressed in their working place. Work loads, deadlines, nagger boss and a lot of things maybe a source of stress.

We have to identify as soon as possible if we are stress or not. In that way, we can make some remedy  about it.

  • Excessively high workloads, with unrealistic deadlines making people feel rushed, under pressure and overwhelmed.
  • Insufficient workloads, making people feel that their skills are being underused.
  • A lack of control over work activities.
  • A lack of interpersonal support or poor working relationships leading to a sense of isolation.
  • People being asked to do a job for which they have insufficient experience or training.
  • Difficulty settling into a new promotion, both in terms of meeting the new role’s requirements and adapting to possible changes in relationships with colleagues.
  • Concerns about job security, lack of career opportunities, or level of pay.
  • Bullying or harassment.
  • A blame culture within your business where people are afraid to get things wrong or to admit to making mistakes.
  • Weak or ineffective management which leaves employees feeling they don’t have a sense of direction. Or over-management, which can leave employees feeling undervalued and affect their self-esteem.
  • Multiple reporting lines for employees, with each manager asking for their work to be prioritized.
  • Failure to keep employees informed about significant changes to the business, causing them uncertainty about their future.
  • A poor physical working environment, eg excessive heat, cold or noise, inadequate lighting, uncomfortable seating, malfunctioning equipment, etc. (source: https://www.nibusinessinfo.co.uk/content/common-causes-stress-work)

Once you identify the source of your stress then you can use any method on how to release your stress. Always remember that “Deep breathing counters the effects of stress by slowing the heart rate and lowering blood pressure,” psychologist Judith Tutin, PhD, says. She’s a certified life coach in Rome, GA.