The Stress Pocketbook

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Learning to manage stress at work benefits both the individual and the organisation. This Pocketbook is full of practical advice on ways to manage your own stress, and how to help others. Emphasis is on what to do rather than on theory.
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Overview

Learning to manage stress at work benefits both the individual and the organisation. This Pocketbook is full of practical advice on ways to manage your own stress, and how to help others. Emphasis is on what to do rather than on theory.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781906610098
  • Publisher: Management Pocketbooks
  • Publication date: 7/1/2009
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 128

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CHAPTER ONE

INTRODUCTION

WORK & PRESSURE GO HAND IN HAND

There are:

  • Deadlines to meet
  • Mistakes to rectify
  • Demands to satisfy
  • Targets to achieve
  • Problems to resolve
  • Challenges to rise to
  • You may find:

  • Goal posts are moved
  • Work is interrupted
  • Working relationships become strained
  • There is too much or too little to do
  • The work stretches you or bores you
  • The future of your job is uncertain
  • Everyone in every job experiences pressure.

    TOO MUCH PRESSURE

    Too much pressure for too long leads to stress unless it is managed correctly.

    PRESSURE LEVELS

    At one level, pressure may be a positive aid to performance:

  • The deadline that spurs you on
  • The target that motivates you
  • The challenge that inspires you
  • PRESSURE LEVELS

    At another level, pressure may trigger a mechanism to tell you that something is wrong and you start to experience stress.

    Continue beyond this level for too long and you can seriously damage your

    mental and physical well-being.

    REALITY OF THE WORLD WE WORK IN

    As technology...

  • Reshapes Jobs
  • Increases the speed at which we work
  • Makes information and knowledge quickly out of date
  • ..we will all experience more pressure at work.

    As markets...

  • Demand a more flexible workforce
  • Influence the shape of organisations
  • Remove the 'job for life'
  • ...we will all experience more pressure at work.

    YOU CAN CHOOSE

    As the pressureat work increases you have a choice:

    Learn how to manage it...

    or let work pressures manage you!

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    • Anonymous

      Posted September 14, 2000

      Managing stress

      This pocketbook comes in a snappy easy to read format which provides tips on how to reduce stress levels. The invaluable element of this guide is that it emphasises practical advice over theory, teaching you that while you cannot always change your environment or situation you are always free to change your way of thinking. Follow the advice on switching your thoughts and responses to find immediate positive results in your work and home life.

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