by Jesika Shipp
It is no surprise that many people experience a great deal of stress in the workplace. Having too much stress at work can lead us to taking that stress home. This can cause depression, weight gain, and ultimately making more healthcare appointments.
So what is stress and how can we prevent it?
According to the Medical Dictionary, stress is defined as, “a physical, mental, or emotional factor that causes bodily or mental tension”. This type of stress can range from big to small such as a persistently squeaky chair, continuous noise from a coworker, an overly-demanding boss, overwhelming deadlines, or complaining clients, customers, or co-workers. These are examples of stressors that can make it challenging to effectively do your job and maintain a healthy lifestyle at home. The great news is that there are many simple things we can do each day to help reduce this stress!
Some things that help me include:
With these 3 simple tasks, you are sure to reduce your stress at work and in the end become happier, healthier, more focused and productive.
The information provided is for general interest only and should not be misconstrued as a diagnosis, prognosis or treatment recommendation. This information does not in any way constitute the practice of medicine, or any other health care profession. Readers are directed to consult their health care provider regarding their specific health situation. Marque Medical is not liable for any action taken by a reader based upon this information.