Managing stress should be a priority. Pressure from work can be a good thing. It can keep us focused and helps us meet our goals. Stress from work, however, is not. Learning to manage stress is something we should all try to achieve. It will lead to lower anxiety levels, higher production levels, and a more relaxed state of mind. If you are like most people, you are wondering what causes stress and what can be done about it? An article wrote by Carole Spiers from GulfNews.com has more:
Many people who were unable to attend last week’s keynote address Show Stress Who’s Boss that I delivered to Dubai Knowledge Village Training delegates, wrote to me to ask whether I could cover some of the highlights of that presentation in my column, so here is a synopsis.
- Excessive pressure = stress
- Anti-stress interventions work
- Resilience is the key to beating stress!
For the full article please go here.
Once you know the causes of stress and what it can (mental and physically) do to you, you can create a plan of action. Managing stress can be as easy as avoiding your triggers or taking time out of your day to relax and take a minute for yourself. Lastly simply understanding that you are not alone can ease stress and effectively manage stress as well. Just let your HR department know you are feeling overly pressured and ask if they have any procedures in place to help with employee moral. If you wish to learn more about stress management you might want to give our stress management consulting page a visit.