Stress In Daily Life

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Stress, it is among the common thing every individual face in their daily lives. All human go through it and experience it every day. But, the question is, what exactly is stress? Stress is often described as a feeling of being overloaded, wound up tight, tense and worried (Australian psychological society,2012). Many of us are used to of facing stress in the daily life. Stress in limited amount can be beneficial, but too much stress can be harmful for the health. Stress can be the reason behind high major physical symptoms such as high blood pressure, shortness of breath, stomach aches, neck stiffness, changes in body weight, fatigue and back pain, as well as major psychological illness such as depression and anxiety. There are a lot of common…show more content…
An example to demonstrate it, A guy named David was plagued by aching muscles, loss of appetite, restless sleep, and going through a major complete source of exhaustion. In beginning its very natural to ignore such problems but these routines created a room for change in the nature and made him short tempered and irritable, his wife insisted him for a medical consultant. He stated to the doctor" They (his employee) expect same production rates even though 2 guys are working at the place of 3, we are so backed up. I am working twelve hour shifts six days a week. I swear I hear those machines humming in my sleep" (NIOSH, n d). As examined by the research team from the data from studies of nearly 200,000 people from seven European countries by the time of over 7.5 years of study, found that workers who have high demanding jobs and close to no decision-making authorities were likely to have 23% more chances of having a heart attack as compare to peers with less job stress (TIME, 2012). The workplace stress is suspected by almost all kind of individuals working in different place, every individual faces a different kind of workplace stress depending on the atmosphere and the surrounding of particular work area. Stress at workplace has not just affected the working individual, it has also shown a great impact on American industry by costing more than 100 Billion dollars annually in absenteeism, productivity loss and health related expenses (Jacobson, Aldana, Goetzel, Vardell, Adams, &Pietras, 1996; Rosch,
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