Stress in the workplace
Workplace stress can have a significant impact on your mental health. It can feel overwhelming trying to cope with unmanageable workloads, no work life balance as well as difficult relationships with colleagues. Considering the amount of time we spend at work it is no wonder we can feel overcome attempting to deal with these issues on a daily basis.
Effects of stress are evident in both mental and physical health. Research has been carried out into work stress and male fertility. Results show a link between work induced stress and lower levels of testosterone. This can impact upon reproductive health. Making it more difficult when trying for a baby. In a previous blog I wrote about the connection between stress and fertility. To find out more have a read of Is stress affecting your fertility?
Are you constantly stressed, overwhelmed or feel yourself filling with dread at the thought of going into work? Perhaps your stress levels are impeding your performance at work and effecting your home life too. Do you feel like you need a break from work? If so, there is a great blog all about stress leave and how to take time off work for stress. Written by the guys at relaxlikeaboss.com These guys are passionate about helping people deal effectively with stress. For instance, they have written numerous blogs on managing stress, anxiety, depression, relaxation techniques etc. There is a wealth of information in their posts.
Learn more about dealing with stress at work by reading their ultimate guide to stress leave. From identifying the signs, talking to your doctor and employer to reducing work stress and recovering from burnout; their guide is very informative. They have tips, advice and links to resources.
Stress is nothing more than a socially acceptable form of mental illness.– Richard Carlson