Job stress taking its toll? Here's what to do

Posted on Nov 15, 2010 in Uncategorized

By Mary Forgione, For the Los Angeles Times


November 15, 2010|9:33 a.m.

A Los Angeles Times story explains how researchers defined high job stress among the more than 17,000 women in the study.

Still, there’s no need to panic. We’ve rounded up some tips on stress management. For starters, check out Help Guide. For a full primer on stress management, read what HealthKey has to say. Start here:

Learn better ways to manage your time. You may get more done with less stress if you make a schedule. Think about which things are most important, and do those first.

Try out new ways of thinking. When you find yourself starting to worry, try to stop the thoughts. Work on letting go of things you cannot change. Learn to say “no.”

Ask for help. People who have a strong network of family and friends manage stress better.

Or, if you’d rather choose humor as a de-stressor, there’s always “The Office.”

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