Stress Management in the Workplace

For a lot of people, their job is a major source of stress and anxiety in their lives. Jobs can put a lot of pressure on you, whether you're struggling to meet project deadlines, dealing with a difficult boss, finding yourself bored on the job, or wrestling with the challenges of supporting yourself on a low salary. And this stress can hurt many parts of your life: In fact, it can even damage your health. Over time, work-related stress can cause issues like headaches, difficulty sleeping, and trouble concentrating. It can also raise your blood pressure, weaken your immune system, and lead to issues like obesity, heart disease, and depression. High stress levels can also cause you adopt unhealthy habits like overeating, drinking alcohol, or smoking.

So what can you do about work-related stress? Here are a few ideas: