We all get stressed from time to time. This is a natural response to situations that threaten us and our wellbeing. In some ways, stress can be positive. It helps remove you from negative situations or it encourages you to come up with a solution to a problem that you're facing. But you shouldn't be facing stress on a regular basis.
Believe it or not, stress can have adverse effects on your overall health and wellbeing. Common side effects of stress include headaches or migraines, muscle tension, fatigue and sleep problems. You can also experience mental and emotional knock on effects, like anxiety, irritability, restlessness, sadness, or even depression.
So, to avoid these negative consequences of stress, it's extremely important that you learn how to manage stress healthily and effectively. Now, there are various things that you can do to manage your stress properly. This first is to acknowledge that you're feeling stressed and that you need to do something to alleviate this stress.
Of course, dealing with stress in the workplace is different and can be a stressful experience in itself. After all, you'll be in a setting or environment where you need to do things professionally. But once you've reached this point, you're on a positive and upwards path. The infographic by STL below should help you effectively manage any workplace stress you may be going through!
Infographic Design By STL