Stress can be managed with these tips.
At some point, everyone has had to deal with work-related stress. Even if you love your job, it will surely have some stressful elements. Initially, it could just be the pressure to meet a deadline or fulfil a challenging task. But if the stress is long-lasting, it can be overwhelming and harmful to your mental and physical health.
Unfortunately, chronic stress is common. A survey conducted by AIA Vitality in 2017 on Singapore’s Healthiest Workplace found that most Singaporeans (43%) suffer from work-related stress and 60% of Singaporeans did less than 150 minutes of physical activity per week. The survey also concluded that 1,162 employees had long working hours, of which 14.3% did not take breaks at work.
While work is an important aspect of maintaining your financial health, it is also important to keep a check on your physical and mental well-being.
The most important step to deal with stress is to admit that you are stressed. At times, stress is seen as taboo in the country’s work culture, and many employees to try to cope by indulging in shopping, gambling or alcohol. This can eventually lead to financial issues and extreme addictions, leading to even more stress. Develop good habits that can help you to tackle stress. Doing it the right way will bring ensure that you can improve both your work life and personal life.
This article was written by BankBazaar.sg.
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If left unchecked, stress can build and negatively affect you in all areas of your life, including your performance at work and family life. With these 8 ways to cope with stress at work, stay on top of things so you're always on your A-game.
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