We all experience it from time to time, no matter the stage in life. Some of us experience it more than others and at different times in our lives. Some may be reactive and some may become proactive. No matter the situation we all deal with……STRESS! That’s right, at home, work, school and in public. Let’s face it, we live in a stressful environment. However, how we choose to cope with stress makes the biggest difference.
Excessive stress can interfere with your productivity and performance, impact your physical and emotional health, and may affect your relationships and home life. Let’s not allow stress to win! There are steps you can take to protect yourself from the damaging effects of stress, improve your job satisfaction, and bolster your well-being in and out of the workplace.
Now some stress may not be a bad thing. It can keep you on your toes and sometimes can be rewarding when you push yourself to the limit. Then there’s the stress we need to avoid, for example, chronic work stress, if stress on the job is interfering with your work performance, health, or personal life, it’s time to take action. Some warning signs your dealing with too much stress (1)
You might wonder what’s causing your stress. Some stress related triggers may be associated with:
What could you do to help alleviate stress? Well here are just some tips to follow.
4. Don’t Skip Sleep! Skimping on sleep leaves interferes with your daytime productivity, creativity, problem-solving skills, and ability to focus. Try effective Yoga Techniques to help with stress.
5. Take Time to Recharge- Relax, get a massage, and spend time with friends and family. Whatever you enjoy doing, take time for yourself and do it. This will allow you to reboot your mood and come back stronger!
At the end of the day, know life happens and we can never overcome all stress. Just keep in mind, everything happens for a reason. So pick your head up and stay strong, and know everything will be okay!
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