What is Work Stress?

 What is Work Stress?

What is Work Stress?

Work stress

These are the pressures generated by the work environment, which usually depend on the nature of work, place and time, and what goes on within the framework of work in terms of activities, duties, challenges and interaction with others, whether employees, management staff or customers, and these pressures can accompany a person in his workplace only and can be transmitted to the rest of his life.

Pressure is a psychological phenomenon resulting from a lack of comfort and adaptation. This is due to many factors such as the inability to deal, and to face the problems and difficulties that a person may face at work, and the lack of control over the course of work and the inability to know the consequences of his decisions.

Many individuals face the feeling of work pressures, as a result of the imbalance of the results obtained from work with the effort that he exerted, due to many different factors and reasons, which may be a result of the individual himself or the environment around him.

If this state of feeling pressure and lack of appreciation for work continues, it can lead to many negative results, such as lack of sincerity at work and not making enough effort in a correct way or harming the workflow and nature, so it is important that these pressures be eliminated, by the employee himself. And by management.

Types of work stress

*. Pressures resulting from the failure of each individual to carry out his role and work assigned to him; This is due to the lack of clarity of the employee’s role for himself and others, the multiplicity and conflict of roles and the administration’s failure to clarify the roles of each individual.

*. Stress resulting from the nature and conditions of work such as conflict, competition over incentives, promotions and difficult job requirements.

*. Pressures resulting from tense relationships, whether with superiors, employees, or clients, and lack of understanding and cooperation between colleagues.

*. Pressures resulting from poor organization, such as overlapping staff competencies, poor distribution of power and lack of participation and cooperation.

*. Time pressures, which result from poor organization and misuse of work time.

*. External pressures such as political affiliations, public opinion, customs and traditions.

*. Personal pressures such as family pressures and requirements.

 Psychological manifestations of work stress

There are many manifestations and behaviors that accompany work pressures, which result from all psychological stresses, including:

*. Anger.
*. Anxiety.
*. Insomnia and inability to sleep.
*. Frustration.
*. Loss of self-confidence.

How to get rid of work stress

*. Set your priorities: Prioritizing work, starting with important things and then less important, greatly reduces the pressure resulting from the backlog of work.

*. Enjoy the positive spirit, look at the glass half full, and stay away from negativity.

*. Talk to others and seek advice from them.

*. Talk to others and seek advice from them.

*. Exercising and hobbies, and this works to get rid of burdens and pressures.