Too busy to even read this post? If you take just 10 minutes right now1 to review these links, you may find an idea or two that could really help.
Orientation: The Scope of the Problem
- Work Myths Exposed by Brian Dean in Anxiety Culture. United Kingdom
Somewhat bleak statistics regarding work satisfaction and levels of stress on the job. ”People with stressful jobs are twice as likely to die from heart disease, according to a 2002 study in the British Medical Journal.”
- Job Stress Management in Helpguide.org. United States
Provides good background on causes and effects of workplace stress, as well as tips to reduce the impact. Look to the end for the section, “What can employees do to reduce job stress?”
How Stressed Are You?
- The Stress Test by Dr. Edward F. Group in Stress, Anxiety and Depression Resource Center. United States
“Are you feeling stressed out? Take the following test to see if stress is causing you problems and if so, read on to learn how to manage the stress in your life.”
- Preventing Burnout in Helpguide.org. United States
How to recognize burnout, differentiate it from stress, and prevent it.
What To Do
- Stress Management: How to Reduce, Prevent and Cope with Stress by in Helpguide.org. United States
“The goal of stress management is to bring your mind and body back into balance. By adopting a positive attitude, learning healthier ways to cope, and changing the way you deal with stress, you can reduce its hold on your life.”
- Stress Management in businessballs.com. United Kingdom
Comprehensive article with practical tips.
On the Lighter Side
Here is a Stress at Work - Office Stress Compilation from YouTube. Please don’t let any of these things happen to you!
(Photo credit: Stephen Poff)
- Take a look now – we both know the likelihood is you won’t get a chance to come back to this post. [↩]
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