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How to Deal With Stress In the Workplace

By Edited Nov 13, 2013 1 1

Learning how to deal with stress in the workplace can help you emotionally as well as help you get a grip. This can help you keep your job, despite the stress from it. If you cannot handle stress, you risk losing your job, as it will get to you and make you mess up things. Learn ways to keep things under control at the office.

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Dealing with stress at your job needs to be approached as soon as possible. If there is someone torturing you, confront them. It is much better to get it out in the open than let it become so big, that it's impossible to tackle. You shouldn't procrastinate these types of things in the office.

Learn to delegate things that can be delegated. Don't be a work hoarder. If you let yourself be overloaded with work, it will catch up to you quickly.

Take some time off to destress. If you're a workaholic, this will catch up to you sooner or later. Learn to leave work behind and take a day off to rejuvenate. If you have time coming, you will eventually have to use it anyway. Everyone needs destress days.

Drop your fearful ways. If you're stressed because of layoffs, join the crowd. Don't let the stress of layoffs bring you down to a place that will make your work performance suffer. Don't let your work performance decline. Don't make yourself an easy target for a layoff.

If you are being verbally or sexually harassed at your job, this is against the law. The best thing to do is to confront the person and let them know you won't stand for it. You should not do this in a negative way. If they persist in harassing you, go to your human resources department and report them.

If you are extremely stressed, take a vacation to a sunny, warm location. This will help rejuvenate you to the point that you will be able to return to work refreshed. Do not think of work while you're on vacation. Do not call in or take calls at all.

Use aromatherapy to help relax you at work and lower your stress. If you keep essential oils handy you can use them in emergencies. Lavender is the one that comes to mind first. This essential oil will relax you and make you feel calm. Rosewood will also relieve stress and tension as well. Sandalwood essential oil will relieve tension and anxiety. Aromatherapy is an excellent way to help you deal with stress in the workplace.

 

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Oct 14, 2009 12:19pm
goodselfme
Good tips to help with the situation. Thumbs up post!
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