It’s the month end and you are scared of the deadline and the target to be fulfilled… It is a nightmare!!!
Well, work pressure is normal and it essential. But excessive of anything is not at all good for anything. It is also applicable to the work pressure too. When you get excessively pressurized with your work, it results in stress.
And we all know stress is not good for you. It leads to depression, irritation, headache, hunger pangs for fast foods, eye irritation, weight gain, and many other impacts…
Hence I am taking this chance to share a secret with you all.
How to relieve and manage stress? We cannot deny the facts that we will be always in the middle of work pressure. There is no alternative to it. So better we know how to manage it and handle the stress to be away from us.
Source of the stress in our life
Let us first see what cause our stresses at the workplace:
- Unable to meet the target within the deadline
- Excessive overtime due to work pressure and staff scarcity
- Compete with the rising expectation of the work place
- Fear of getting sacked or laid off
- Work place politics
- Not managing your works in a proper way and keeping it for future clearance.
So some of the above situations are normal, some are being created by situation or management while others are being created by self only.
Tips and technique to keep the stress away
It is high time to manage stress and the work load both tactically. Here are few tips are given:
1. Encourage team work and take support from co-workers
If you are having the tenacity of doing it all, then you may be wrong. You are creating your own pressure and stress too. Share and divide the task among all the co-workers. In case if you have to do it alone, then take help to simplify the task. Discuss with your seniors about the tricks of doing the task in a proper way and managing.
Often it has been seen that working in this manner can help you get some ways to tackle the tasks. These tips would also be essential later in your life too.
2. Deadline is meant for office, not for home
At the inception of the month or when you get the target to be fulfilled within the time, take few hours to sort them out. Plan and divide the task as per the timing you have and you create each day target for you to complete the task.
If there is the engagement of the team to complete the task overall, then discuss this plan with the teams too. Help them also to be away from stress and work happily.
Close the matter of your task once you are out of office. Forget about the targets, deadline, and client. They are meant only for your workplace and not for your family or friends. So enjoy the time you are spending with your friends and family. This is a great way to manage stress.
3. Exercise has no alternative to manage stress
Kick start your ay with at least 30 minutes of exercise. This would help fuel the body, mind, and soul. It is also quite helpful if you can find time for yoga and meditation. But in case you have a very short time, then do some cardio exercise which pumps more oxygenated blood in our body. Thus it helps to give you energy and also keep away the stress.
Also, you can involve yourself in some games or sports or dancing which you love. This would be a way to enjoy sports and also have the exercise done.
4. Diet should be proper to handle stress and work
When you get nutritious food it is much convenient to maintain a healthy body. in case you are taking in fast foods frequently, then it would bring in more stress. So to get over it you need to take in proper food also. It is also important in our daily life.
Due to this lifestyle, the people of this new generation are facing so many problems with life. Change the lifestyle and watch how you feel happy and energized.
5. Sleep and take rest
This is the ultimate thing that you should compulsorily do for keeping the stress away. Take a full 8 hours of deep sleep without any thoughts of your work place or other things. You can try out chanting some mantras or listening to music or reading story books while at the bed. This would help in getting to sleep much faster.
Those who are having night shift jobs, they need to fulfill the rest time during the other part of the day. But remember without proper sleep our brain goes to the inactive state. We cannot think of anything innovative.
Even our body lacks in oxygen which starts anaerobic respiration. The end products of this type of respiration get deposited inside the body causing many issues of health. Thus proper sleep is needed to overcome these kinds of problems.
Take the doctor’s advice on the necessity
So, try these techniques and hope you will get some relief from your stress. In any case, if you are suffering from extreme stress and depression, then it is better to take the advice of the doctor. In some cases, medication can be essential to deal with the situation.
But keep in mind don’t ever hesitate to visit a doctor. You can get the relief and also come out of the depression in life.
Hope this entire article has been quite useful for all. The information given here is being researched and hence concluded. So they are proven and you must try them out. Please let us know if you have tried and been helpful. Also, share with us if you have any other thoughts of handling stress. These would be helping many people out there who are eagerly looking to overcome.
Let’s live a happy life and enjoy every moment of our breath until we stop doing so!