Job Stress

Job stress is the single greatest health problem for working adults

When the effects of stress begin to negatively impact your personal, family or work life, it may indicate that the normal tools you use to combat stress are insufficient.

Use these tools to increase your ability to healthfully manage stress.





101 Tips To Dealing With Job Stress
Joviant Technologies
Apple App Store ($0.99)

This application “101 tips to deal with Job Stress” will give you tonic of relief in bite-sized tips that will help you in coping with stress at your work. Stress triggers can be anything like procrastination, messy time schedule, inter-personal relationships with colleagues, failure to meet deadlines, communication breakdown and many others, and we made it sure that we cover all these aspects so that you can find the solutions for respective stressors.



Success Under Stress: Powerful Tools for Staying Calm, Confident, and Productive When the Pressure’s On 
Sharon Melnick
ISBN: 978-0814432129

From overflowing priority lists to power-hungry colleagues to nagging parental guilt, stress is the defining characteristic of most of our lives. Real help is here—an all-encompassing, stress-busting tool kit that goes far beyond breathing exercises and visualization techniques. Such one-size-fits-all methods are no match for the stressors we experience daily in our overcomplicated lives. Whether you have too many projects, your confidence is flagging, or you are clashing with a coworker, “Success Under Stress” provides a flexible array of strategies. You will learn how to: adjust your perspective to see opportunity instead of obstacles; alter your physiology to get focused when overwhelmed, energized when exhausted, and calm when wired; and, change the problem to prevent the stress from returning. All in all, “Success Under Stress” offers a veritable arsenal of “magic bullet” solutions—hundreds of situation-specific, quick-acting tips for defusing stress and boosting productivity. Complete with quizzes, examples, exercises, and more, this practical book helps you gain control, exude calmness and confidence amidst everyday chaos, and achieve the success you richly deserve.



Overcoming Your Workplace Stress: A CBT-based Self-help Guide 
Martin R. Bamber
ISBN: 978-0415671781

Occupational stress affects millions of people every year and is not only costly to the individual – in terms of their mental and physical health – but also results in major costs for organizations due to workplace absence and loss of productivity. This Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) based self-help guide will equip the user with the necessary tools and techniques to manage work related stress more effectively.



Managing Conflict at Work: Understanding and Resolving Conflict for Productive Working Relationships 
Clive Johnson & Jackie Keddy
ISBN: 978-0749459529

Managing Conflict at Work provides practical guidance on how to prevent, contain and resolve conflict in the workplace. It demonstrates how effective conflict management can have a powerful impact on the way organizations channel their energies, encouraging positive mindsets and building stronger and happier workforces. Aimed not just at mediators and conflict practitioners, but at staff managers and anyone who needs to deal with people disputes, the book emphasizes simple and practical ways for dealing with conflict situations—both when potential disputes are first emerging, and once a conflict has escalated into a formal complaint.

The book is accompanied by an extensive range of ready-to-use templates and case studies and is supported by a dedicated website, providing information and downloads referred to in the book, as well as videos and podcasts.


Web Links

Surviving Jobs that are Intrinsically Stressful Mindtools

Mental Health Tools Helpguide

Stress at Work (pdf) Centers for Disease Control

Coping with Stress Mayo Clinic Information from CDC,, MedlinePlus, NIH, National Institute of Mental Health, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration


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