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Stress Management Books

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Stress, as defined by Stress researcher Hans Selye in Organizational Behavior, is nonspecific response of body to any demands made upon it. J. Clarke defines Stress in Stress in management as any internal state or reaction to anything we consciously or unconsciously perceive as threat, either real or imagine. Stress can be either negative, when it evokes feelings like fear, anger, loneliness or sadness, positive, when something evokes intensive feelings of joy and happiness. Stress can also emotional or physical. Emotional stress usually appears in tough or challenging situations while physical stress occurs as reaction of body to triggers. Physical stress is often reason for emotional stress. To manage stress means to control tension that comes stressful situations by making physical changes or changes in emotions. Stress can have negative impact on work, causing people to perform ineffectively. To manage stress effectively, first sources of stress have to be find, and strategies for solving problems have to be devise. Some of stressors are external. These can be major life changes - positive or - or environmental such as noises, family or workplace. Ways to manage external stressors can be lifestyle factors such eating healthy food, being physically active and sleeping enough. Other strategies include asking for help from others, using humor, learning to be confident and to solve and practicing time management. However, not all stress caused by external trigger. Thoughts that cause tension and unrest in one's head considered internal stressors. These include fears, such as fear of flying, fear of heights, uncertainty about future, beliefs such as certain attitudes and expectations. Although people are able to control their thoughts, it takes more time and effort to change attitudes and expectations which have been in place for long time. Strategies for effective management of internal stressors include changing particular stressful thoughts, challenging negative thoughts, implementing relaxation techniques, and talking with good friend or advisor. Stress affects body, thoughts, feelings and behavior. Recognizing stress symptoms can be first step toward managing them. If stress is not manage, it can result in health problems such as high blood pressure, disease, obesity and diabetes. Common stress symptoms within body can include headaches, muscle tension or pain, chest fatigue and sleep problems. Mood symptoms include restlessness, lack of motivation, sadness and depression. Stress can affect behavior of person and some of symptoms of stress include overeating or undereating, anger, drug or alcohol abuse, tobacco use and social isolation. Events that stress are part of life. Stress management is aimed at finding out what cause of stress is and learning ways to take control of some stress - triggering circumstances. Programs for stress include doing exercises regularly and getting enough sleep, practicing relaxation techniques, fostering healthy friendships, and asking for professional help. Stress management is important in workplace.

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