Stress is a natural feeling of not being able to cope with specific demands and events. However, It’s natural and normal to be stressed sometimes but long-term stress can cause physical symptoms, emotional symptoms and unhealthy behaviors.
3. WHAT IS STRESS?
Stress is a normal human
reaction that happens to
everyone. In fact, the human
body is designed to experience
stress and react to it. When you
experience changes or
challenges, your body produces
physical and mental responses.
Stress responses help your body
adjust to new situations. Stress
can be positive, keeps us alert,
motivated and ready to avoid
4. What happens to
the body during
• Low energy.
• Upset stomach, including diarrhea,
• Aches, pains, and tense muscles.
• Chest pain and rapid heartbeat.
• Frequent colds and infections.
5. Causes of
Few common major life events that can
• Job issues or retirement
• Lack of time or money
• Family problems
• Moving home
• Relationships, marriage, and divorce
6. How is Stress
Stress is subjective — not measurable
with tests. Only the person experiencing it
can determine whether is it present and
how severe it feels. A healthcare provider
may use questionnaires to understand
your stress and how it affects your life.
If you have chronic stress, your
healthcare provider can evaluate
symptoms that result from stress. For
example, high blood pressure can be
diagnosed and treated or a migraine
can also be diagnosed and treated.
7. Causes of Stress at Workplace
• To meet out the demands of the job.
• To control employees under you.
• To train your colleague and take work from them.
• Excessive work pressure.
• To meet out deadlines.
• To give new results.
• Working overtime and on holidays.
8. Stress key figures for India (2015-
2016): • 80% of employees are
suffering from stress at
• 60% of employees want to
quit their jobs due to
• 1 in 2 employees suffers
from anxiety and
• 90% of employees are
interested to participate in
9. WHY WE NEED STRESS
Stress management is all about taking charge of your own
feelings, thoughts, lifestyle, and how you cope with the
problems. If you can manage your stress effectively, you can:
• Have a better physical health
• Build good relationships
• Have high job performance
• Achieve a more confident self
• Better control over your emotions and how you respond to it
10. How to Deal with Stress
at Workplace Here are some stress management
techniques you can try if you are
finding it hard to cope with work
• Be Clear on Requirements.
• Stay Away From Conflict.
• Stay Organized.
• Hone your time management
• Balance your work and personal
11. • Prevention: the
best way to
• Try meditation, Yoga, Tai chi, breathing
exercises and muscle relaxation.
• Take good care of your body each day.
Eating right, exercising and getting
enough sleep helps your body to handle
stress much better.
• Stay positive and practice gratitude,
acknowledging the good parts of your day
• Accept that you can’t control everything.
• Learn to say “no” to additional
responsibilities when you are too busy or
• Stay connected with people who keeps
you calm, make you happy, provide
emotional support and help you with
12. Strategies for Stress
• Exercise when you feel symptoms of stress
coming on. Even a short walk can boost
• At the end of each day, take a moment to
think about what you’ve accomplished —
not what you didn’t get.
• Set goals for your day, week and month.
Narrowing your view will help you feel
more in control of the moment and long-
Stress is a natural feeling of not
being able to cope with specific
demands and events. However,
It’s natural and normal to be
stressed sometimes but long-
term stress can cause physical
symptoms, emotional symptoms
and unhealthy behaviors.