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WORKPLACE SUCCESS / 14 December 2016
Dealing with Workplace Stress Properly
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Hannah Son
Content Writer
Redondo Beach

Workplace stress is a serious subject that affects everyone. According to a survey from the American Psychological Association, more than one third of American workers experience chronic work stress. The truth of the matter is that we are not invincible. We burn out. We get sick. We are vulnerable. What does this mean for you? Well, all this stress at work can have serious consequences for your overall quality of life. So how does one deal with stress properly? Here are some ways to diagnose and cope with unhealthy levels of stress from the workplace: 

Diagnosis: Stress is responsible for 75 to 90 percent of all doctor’s office visits. In other words, stress shouldn't be ignored. Here are some common symptoms of job stress and burnout:

Causes: Knowing what causes these symptoms is cruical to dealing with stress. Some common workplace stressors include:

Here are some tips for dealing with the stress from your job:

Form healthy habits:

Get time away:

Organize your life:

Talk it out:

Nobody is perfect:

Final Thoughts on Dealing With Job Stress

I’ve said it once and i’ll say it again. Your health is everything. You need to take care of yourself first. If you are feeling so stressed at work that you cannot do so, then there is a serious problem. Take control of your situation — and fix it. No matter what you do for a living, or how stressful your job is, there are plenty of things you can do to reduce your overall stress levels and regain a sense of control at work.