Work Stress Counselling
We all have heard and follow in our life “Work is Worship”. The happiness we get from work is similar to worship. But nowadays there are more news of stress rather than happiness in workplace. Are you facing stress or happiness in your workplace?
Stress is a reaction to a situation. Stress are self-generated when you think too much or have negative thoughts constantly. According to WHO “Stress occurs in a wide range of work circumstances but is often made worse when employees feel they have little support from supervisors and colleagues, as well as little control over work processes”. When pressure at work become excessive and not unmanageable than it becomes stress. Stress can damage your performance and health. The stress at workplace is getting higher day by day. Overtime it can affect mental and physical health.
Cause of work stress / Are you facing these issues??/ Harm of work stress
Stress is a leading health problem. Stress can have physical, mental, and emotional symptoms. Common signs of work stress. Moderate levels of stress allow the body and mind to respond at a faster speed. However, when the stressor becomes chronic, it can cause significant mental strain and long-term health problems. Though, it’s important to note that stress can develop from within as well.
- Poor work environment
- Fear of losing job
- Over time
- Poor management
- Poor work design
- Lack of support from colleagues or team members
- Being high on performance No appraisal or No increment
- Inter personal conflict
- Multitasking or work load on one employee
- Workspace Bullying
- Unrealistic deadlines
These all will make of angry and you start hating what you used to enjoy prior. People want recognition and respect in their workplace but you have to believe yourself. Try to find out what causing you stress and work on how you can tackle with it. If you’re feeling aggressive or low, have lost your passion, enthusiasm and zeal for going to work, then something needs to change.
Stress will lead to:
Stress response is immediate and uncountable. If a person is having tensions it is almost impossible to cope with daily responsibilities, focus, or think clearly.
Stress affects people on different level. Someone having high stress can feel these symptoms throughout day. Loneliness and isolation
- Blood pressure issues
- Heart Disease
- Memory problem
- Loss of concentration
- Depression & Anxiety
- Sleeping issues
- Tensions in muscle or headache
- Stomach problem
- Using alcohol or drug
- Loss in love life
- Withdrawal from social life
- Loss of interest in work
- Health loss or weight issues , change in appetite can lead to health loss
If you are worried about these symptoms are affecting you, it’s OK to reach out for help.
Discussing with professional can help you to deal with it.
Stress counselling help to overcome it
Excessive work stress can reduce productivity and performance. It increases your stress, anxiety, depression and even conflict with family and friends. Stress management level determines success or failure in your work. You can’t control your work environment but you have to control your work efficiency to excel in your job.
A bit of stress help you to focus and help you to complete you task efficiently and you do your best but more than the desired ratio is not effective rather it is ineffective. Long hours, tight deadlines, and ever-increasing demands can leave you feeling worried, drained, and overwhelmed. When it exceeds your limit to handle it cause damage to your mind and body and even your efficiency. If you are not able to handle your work stress than it is the right time to take action.
Ways to reduce Stress:
Start sharing your thoughts this way you can release your stress and the support you receive from your loved ones will help you to deal with the situation strongly.
Have a healthy conversation with your co-worker they will and can help you to see the other way round.
If you feel that you have no one to discuss or not feel comfortable to share your thoughts than Unns is there to help you or guide you.
How Unns will help you to reduce negative thoughts
Many of us believe we can handle whatever life throws at us, but it’s OK to need a helping hand sometimes. We can seek help from friends and family but if still think if you are not able to deliver what you are feeling and are not comfortable to share your thoughts it’s ok to take professional help.
- Your counsellor will help you to find what is affecting you and what are the root cause of it
- Your counsellor help you to cope up with it
- Your counsellor will help to reduce negative thoughts or feelings you have toward the particular issue.
- By breaking down your problems into smaller, more manageable tasks, you can understand your triggers and know how to cope if you start to feel overwhelmed.
- You counsellor will discover the underlying causes of your stress so that you can learn strategies for improving your quality of life.
- You counsellor will recognize what is affecting you and change negative thought patterns into positive
Stay positive and happy. Be master of your own world, by realising your stress.