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How to Deal with Work Related Stress


Work and productivity provide meaning and purpose in life. However, lack of organization, time management, financial burdens, numerous demands in life, or job role confusion can often lead to stress at the work place. American Psychological Association conducted a poll in 2007 where work was listed as a major source of stress. Stress impacts work productivity and physical health.

With advances in technology, people are constantly bombarded with work alerts on the phone or email, Facebook statuses of job promotions, and Internet in general. The line between personal boundary and work is getting blurrier day by day. In trying to deal with stressors in life, people often choose unhealthy coping mechanisms or pay the price of “keeping up” through physical symptoms such as anxiety, high blood pressure, and irritation. So then, what strategies will help deal with work-related stress? This course, consisting of 4 lessons, is designed to provide you with learning opportunities related to managing work stress.

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When to Seek Professional Help for Work Related Stress

If your symptoms persist and significantly interfere with your day to day life, it is important to seek professional help. We can assist you in locating a therapist that is geographically close to you.