Surveys show that many people feel stressed out at work. But while such stress is common, too much stress can be unhealthy. In fact chronic workplace stress has been linked to several safety and health problems.
So are you experiencing warning signs of workplace stress? Maybe you're doing 60-hour work weeks. Maybe you're doing the work of two people since a co-worker was laid off. Maybe your company is downsizing or undergoing a merger and your job security is uncertain.
But there is still hope. There are several
things you can do to make sure the stress
doesn't begin to catch up with you. even
little steps can make a big impact on your
stress levels. Relieve tension by taking a relaxing vacation.
Talk to friends and family.
some time to yourself each day.
But if you are
significant stress levels, then it might be time for a change.
You might want to update that resume and look for a new position.