Stress is just a fact of life with most jobs. In this fast-paced world, workplaces are often asking employees to take on multiple roles and responsibilities. The recent job market has amplified these effects, with low salaries, uncertain futures, and increased workloads.
Stress can damage not only your health but also your career prospects. You can't perform at your best when you’re overwhelmed with stress or even missing work because of increased illnesses.
The American Psychological Association offers seven tips for managing your stress at work:*
*American Psychological Association, "Coping With Stress at Work", on the internet at www.apa.org/helpcenter/work-stress.aspx.