Today we find many more people opting for this field of study as a profession. Moreover, the acceptance of people towards both, seeking professional help and their attitudes towards others seeking help is believed to be fast changing. This research tries to look at the change and the level of acceptance towards seeking professional help across ages. Although counselling has been known as a field for a long time now, many people still harbour misconceptions about it. Those with problems are often regarded as inferior, incompetent, responsible for their own symptoms, dangerous, and a threat to society (Barwick et.al, 2009).
These chemicals give people more energy and strength, which can be a good thing if their stress is caused by physical danger. But this can also be a bad thing, if there is no way out for extra energy and strength. Firstly, we need to know what mean the term of stress. According to oxford dictionary, stress mean a state of mental or emotional strain or tension resulting from adverse or demanding circumstances. It is mean, stress will occur when there is any adjustment you have to make in your life such as work overload or a nagging boss, computer problems or time deadlines, downsizing and mergers, accelerating rates of change and world event.
Stress has become an important topic in academic circles. Many scholars in the field of behavioural science have carried out extensive research on stress and its outcomes and concluded that the topic needed more attention (Agolla, 2009). Stress in academic institutions can have both positive and negative consequences if not well managed (Stevenson & Harper, 2006). Academic institutions have different work settings compared to non-academic and therefore one would expect the difference in symptoms, causes, and consequences of stress (Chang & Lu, 2007). It is important to the society that students should learn and acquire the necessary knowledge and skills that will in turn make them contribute positively to the development of the general economy of any nation.
“Another source of greatness is difficulty. When any work seems to have required immense force and labour to effect it, the idea is grand” -Edmund Burke Obstacles are challenges that make a better version of ourselves, doors that we need to open to achieve greatness and success. These obstacles can range from your school work to the death of a loved one. Everyone faces obstacles and challenges, some overcome them and some get overcome by the obstacles. In fact, obstacles are a necessary impetus and a driving force in our lives to keep us motivated towards our ultimate goals.
Pressures which the workers perceive as acceptable may even keep them alert, enthusiastic, motivated, able to work and learn, keeping in view the available resources and personal characteristics. However, when that pressure becomes excessive and unmanageable it leads to stress. Stress: The wider the term ‘stress’ is used, the more elusive becomes its
A few possible consequences of participating in serious leisure are the development of an identity crisis and obsessive passions for leisure activity, negative influences on perceived performance, and the loss of control over own future in the serious leisure activity due to top-down power dynamics in certain organizations. In many ways, the pros of participating in serious leisure outweigh the cons. A serious leisure pursuit is an activity that is highly substantial, interesting, and fulfilling for the individual participating in the activity. In some cases, those participating in a serious leisure pursuit may consider the activity for a future career possibility because it requires skill and knowledge to perform the activity (Veal, 2016). There are multiple health benefits from participating in a serious leisure
Finally, stress can be an unknown body reaction to a demand that lead to pressure or stress in reaction or response conditions. In other word, as mentioned, different response of stress in different people and conditions are different. (Caplan & Jones, 1975)Therefore, the question is if stress is an individual response or a social factor that lead to some psychological responses. Occupational stress inadvertently consequences low organizational performance (Elovainio et al. 2002), Job stress although has belittling impact on any organization and individual’s performance but can shape dire consequences when related to health care.
(p.74). Cultural change is challenging and time consuming yet very necessary. The leader needs to be well aware of the necessary changes that the school requires in order to stay competitive and for that the needed changes often require a change in the school culture. The leader might also need to change the norms and introduce new ways of doing things in accordance with the modern time period that the school is a part of. The leader must create an overall positive school culture which includes a flourishing hardworking staff and students.
According Campbell and svenson (1992) when viewed from the negative aspects of stress or stress is too high it can negatively impact the health and academic performance. Positive stress helps us to become aware of and encouraged us to face the challenge and help us solve the problem. Therefore, the stress among students is an alarming phenomenon that various parties and it should be dealt with first identify the causes of
An academic is a knowledgeable person who main duty is to transmit knowledge and information but not only that, they also transmit norms, value and sanction to students. However, due to the massive change in information technologies, knowledge and also society demand for a better teaching and learning quality, an academics not only just the one who transfer knowledge to student but they need to expand their role beyond education. Nowadays academics are expected to have more interaction with the students and also help to correct their social problem such as family problem, relationship problem and addiction on drugs or alcoholic issues. Furthermore, academics also need to cope with the rapid change in work environment to adopt and adapt new knowledge and skills so that they can perform all the task effectively and efficiently. All these massive revolution in education will lead the academics to face high level of stress and also burnout.