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Workplace Stress


Workplace is an extremely common thing most people have to face. Stress is inevitable for most workplaces, but the key is to learn how to control it.

  You can manage workstress and keep it to a minimum if you recognize the factors that can lead to stress in your workplace and utilize ways to minimize the effect they can have on you.

Here are some of the common stressors in the workplace and ways to handle them:

Rude co-workers

One of the most common workplace stress issues have to deal with rude co-workers at one time or another. Having to be exposed to that rudeness can cause a lot of stress for anyone, making their job performance suffer needlessly.

There are a few ways to handle this kind of situation. First of all, decide if itís something that really bothers you or not. Sometimes just ignoring them is all you need to do your job effectively.

When ignoring them doesnít work, you may want to try talking the situation out with them. Sometimes, they may not even know that theyíre coming across as being rude. Getting it out in the open relieves that added stress.

If that doesnít help, youíll have to go to your boss and tell them whatís going on and that itís been affecting your work. Sometimes theyíll take a hold of the situation themselves in order for things to run smoothly.

Mean boss

Workplace stress is also very common for people who have to deal with a mean boss.   Putting up with a boss that makes you miserable can be very stressful. Youíll want to try talking with them first to see if that helps the situation.

If that doesnít work, then youíll have to go over their head to someone else and tell them whatís going on. Keep a list of the things the boss has said and done and share it with an HR person or whomever you discuss your problem with.

Thereís no reason to have to put up with that at the workplace when itís not warranted. Itíll cause too much stress for you and make your job performance slide. Most companies will work with you to resolve the problem.

 Huge workload

Having more work than you can handle can make workplace stress inevitable. Take on only what you can handle at one time. Ask for help from others and be willing to reciprocate and help them when they need it. A lot of things can be accomplished with teamwork.

Workplace stress can come from many other sources as well. Learn what causes your stress and find out how to work through it. Your workplace can be a stressful environment, but donít let that stress get the best of you.

Aurelia Williams is a certified life coach that invites you to visit Real Life Coaching to sign up for your free coaching consultation today.  Take a look at the Stress Less Program

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