Stressed at work


Stress is often called the "twentieth century disorder" due to its omni-present nature these days. It is what accompanies fame, success, money, technological advancement which are the things that everybody in this aspires. In this fast paced world, everything needs to be perfect and up to the mark. The result is stress. Stress is nothing but, how our body reacts to different challenging and taxing situations that we face in life. These situations are generally seen to be created at the work place.

Stress and work:

Stress prevails everywhere, in every field, every age group and every region. In today's world of cut-throat competition and sky high expectations, it is very important to manage stress, rather reduce it. Stress and work are seen to be closely related terms these days. The more competitive the firm you work in, the more you have chances of being stressed. Life becomes all about work, files, shares, documents, presentations, meetings, deadlines, clients, less sleep, less food and not to forget, stress. Life is fast, life becomes hectic and the individual eats sleeps and drinks tension. And the result shows on the body and mind. Stress is small amounts is favorable as it increases the competence of an individual. But excess of everything is bad and same is the case with stress. If one's stress levels cross a limit, the situation can be grave and a psychiatrist may need to be seen.

Combating stress:

Stress has physical as well as psychological symptoms, same way, reducing stress includes both managing its physical repercussions along with instilling a positive attitude towards life. While managing stress, the following aspects should be kept in mind:

Laughter is the best medicine to help a person recover from conditions of stress and depression. It is important for a stressed individual to never stay alone and express himself always.

Proper sleep and food:
A stressed out individual needs to take a short break from work ands relax in order to refresh the body and soul and prepare them for more challenges of life.

Physical aspect:
To be able to cope with stress, one needs to first analyze and understand how his body reacts to a challenging situation. Medication needs to be taken in order to overcome the consequences like back ache, insomia and fatigue. It is human tendency to evaluate everything mentally and that at times leads to a condition of stress. So to keep stress away, have a dose of laughter every time you feel low.

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