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Is Stress derailing your career?

Everyone has a bad day from time to time and gets stressed, worried or anxious. if you are finding that any of these feelings are turning into a frequent set of feelings that are really begining to impact you then it might be time to take some positive actions. Here are some steps from the American Psychological Association that may help you get started.

Taking Steps to Manage Stress

  • Track your stressors. Keep a journal for a week or two to identify which situations create the most stress and how you respond to them. ...

  • Develop healthy responses. ...

  • Establish boundaries. ...learn to say no

  • Take time to recharge. ...

  • Learn how to relax. is ok not to be doing something all the time.

  • Talk to your supervisor. ...

  • Get some support.

Check if your organisation provides an EAP programme, if not talk to friends, family or even a professional.

Do take action, left unmanaged stress can impact you mentally, emotionally and physically. Your energy, motivation and even you ability to concentrate will be impaired creating a vicious cycle that may wear you down and derail you at work. Take a step today and manage your stress.

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