Stress management | Mobilink Careers

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Every job entails some level of stress whether we like it or not. Organizations lay great emphasis on Stress Management for employees. At Mobilink, we ensure that stress doesn’t take its toll by facilitating employees in managing stress. Here is what our expert has to say on stress management at work.

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Stress management | Mobilink Careers

  1. 1. STRESS MANAGEMENT
  2. 2. What is Stress? “A stressful situation is one you cannot cope successfully with, or believe you cannot cope with successfully, resulting in unwanted physical, mental or emotional reactions.”
  3. 3. Types of Stress Eustress Distress (Good Stress) (Bad Stress)
  4. 4. Causes of Stress
  5. 5. • Burden of Expectations • Responsibilities • Demand for Monetary/Professional Success • Work Conditions • Competition • Peer Pressure • Job Hunt • Traffic • Extreme Weather
  6. 6. • Overwork/Underwork • Terrorism • Death • Brands War • Uncertainty • Family Issues • Financial Issues • Cultural Issues
  7. 7. Physical and mental symptoms
  8. 8. Physical Mental Emotional Behavioral • Headaches • Throbbing heart • Tiredness • Vague aches or pains • Excessive sweating • Frequent colds, flu etc • Indecision and muddled thinking • Loss of concentration and worrying • Less sensitive • Persistent negative thoughts • Irritability • More gloomy, depressed • Drained, no enthusiasm • Cynical • Loss of confidence • De-motivated • Job dissatisfaction • Unsociability • Restlessness • Loss of appetite or overeating • Disturbed sleep • Taking work home more • Low productivity • Poor time management
  9. 9. 5 Steps to Stress Management
  10. 10. 1. Identify if you are stressed Signs of stress vary from person to person 2. Identify the stressor Social, Financial, Life Events etc. 3. Identify the reason for the stressor Careful evaluation of demands and resources • Address symptoms of stress • Address stressors 4. Select appropriate stress management strategy 5. Evaluate
  11. 11. Dealing with Stress
  12. 12.  Internal communication needs to be really strong  Pray and strengthen your relationship with God  Find your talent (may be singing, painting, poetry)  Help others in any way you can  Find a friend for co-counseling  Read good books and write diary
  13. 13.  Relaxing Exercises  Eat healthy  Cleaning up  Cognitive Approach: When the dangers are imagined, the most effective way is to change the way you think about the situation  Positive perspective on life

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