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Managing Stress in Our Daily Life


Preetha Banerjee , Technique Polytechnic Institute


stress, psychology, self esteem


Stress is generally indicated as a deviation from normal functioning of body and mind. Stress can approach in our daily life due to many reasons such as.  being unhappy in job  Having a heavy workload or too much responsibility  Working long hours  Having poor management, unclear expectations from work, or no say in the decision-making process  Working under dangerous conditions  Being insecure about your chance for advancement or risk of termination  Having to give speeches in front of colleagues  Facing discrimination or harassment at work Life stresses can also have a big impact. Examples of life stresses are:  The death of a loved one  Divorce  Loss of a job  Increase in financial obligations  Getting married  Moving to a new home  Chronic illness or injury  Emotional problems  Taking care of an elderly or sick family member  Traumatic event, such as a natural disaster, theft, or violence against you or a loved one Stress is actually a normal part of life. At times, it serves a useful purpose. Stress can motivate you to get that promotion at work, or run the last mile of a marathon. But if you do not get a handle on your stress and it becomes long-term, it can seriously interfere with your job, family life, and health. Stress in limited quantity is beneficial to organization and employee as well. It helps to achieve personal as well as goals of organization. But stress in excess quantity can cause harmful effects on the body, mind and psychology of employees. Excessive stress can be reduced by help of professional counselors. But the stress at workplace is an important issue must be dealt with to achieve progress. Day by day challenges for human is increasing in many different fields as if progress in turn creates new problems. Slowly the nature of working has been changed and still these changes are in progress. Because of these changes, number of illnesses has been increased, morality and human aspects are faded and new problems are occurred every day, so that we are facing job stress which called “illness of the century”. Thus it is recommended that professionals should exhibit self-control and good self-esteem; engage in continuous professional development on skills for better organization, integration of work within specified project constraints and delegation of assignment, authority and breaking work into manageable parts so as to be able to cope with stress.

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Paper ID: IJSRDV7I110176
Published in: Volume : 7, Issue : 11
Publication Date: 01/02/2020
Page(s): 342-344

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