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Impact of Stress in Work Life Balance among Working People


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1 Bharath University, Selaiyur, India
2 Post Graduate and Research Department of Commerce, Pachaiyappa’s College, Chennai, India
     

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Do you experience frequent headaches? Get tired very easily? Do you find yourself becoming irritable and moody? If you've answered yes to these questions, chances are you're stressed out .Stress is not always bad; it is our body's way of preparing us for the challenge a-head. Some amount of stress is in fact, healthy; some stressors get you going and help you to accomplish your goals. However, situations that over-whelm us cause distress .Our life require us to deal with many challenges simultaneously.

When 'things become too much' stress can have an adverse impact on the mind, body, emotions and behavior eventually resulting in health problems .People often cope with stress by resorting to unhealthy behaviors such as drinking, smoking, comfort, eating and self-medicating . At work, stress manifests itself in increased absenteeism; stressed people tend to fall ill more often .Silly mistakes, difficulties making decisions, poor work performance, being hostile towards co-workers and clients, and inability to follow through on deadlines are some signs of work- related stress. When left unaddressed chronic stress can lead to burnout, a debilitating condition of emotional exhaustion, apathy and cynicism.

Effective management of stress can lead to harmony in personal and professional relationships resulting in a calmer and healthier self. Our tolerance of stress largely depends on the support system , we have including our friends and family .Having the right attitude and outlook can help one embrace challenges and take charge.

Life is unpredictable and lands is in difficult situations .The key is to maintain your cool, identity the warning signs and refresh your energy reserves. This study helps to identify the impact of stress among the working people and also provides suggestions to overcome.


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G. Muthulakshmi
Bharath University, Selaiyur, India
Venkatrama Raju
Post Graduate and Research Department of Commerce, Pachaiyappa’s College, Chennai, India

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Do you experience frequent headaches? Get tired very easily? Do you find yourself becoming irritable and moody? If you've answered yes to these questions, chances are you're stressed out .Stress is not always bad; it is our body's way of preparing us for the challenge a-head. Some amount of stress is in fact, healthy; some stressors get you going and help you to accomplish your goals. However, situations that over-whelm us cause distress .Our life require us to deal with many challenges simultaneously.

When 'things become too much' stress can have an adverse impact on the mind, body, emotions and behavior eventually resulting in health problems .People often cope with stress by resorting to unhealthy behaviors such as drinking, smoking, comfort, eating and self-medicating . At work, stress manifests itself in increased absenteeism; stressed people tend to fall ill more often .Silly mistakes, difficulties making decisions, poor work performance, being hostile towards co-workers and clients, and inability to follow through on deadlines are some signs of work- related stress. When left unaddressed chronic stress can lead to burnout, a debilitating condition of emotional exhaustion, apathy and cynicism.

Effective management of stress can lead to harmony in personal and professional relationships resulting in a calmer and healthier self. Our tolerance of stress largely depends on the support system , we have including our friends and family .Having the right attitude and outlook can help one embrace challenges and take charge.

Life is unpredictable and lands is in difficult situations .The key is to maintain your cool, identity the warning signs and refresh your energy reserves. This study helps to identify the impact of stress among the working people and also provides suggestions to overcome.


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