Lack energy even after a good night's sleep and during the normal hours work day.
Negative thinking about work
Too easily irrItated by work or co-workers
Keep on being stressed and
it all goes pear-shaped eventually, big time, giving you long sick absence or
even falling out of work altogether.
FIRST SIGNS OF STRESS
Work and Home Life Needs to be separated by boundaries, so that you get restful recharge from work.
Otherwise, workplace stress just follows you home, and messes up that separate life.
An example of the always online world we live in:
Today, courtesy of smartphones, laptops and Wi-Fi, you can work from the moment you wake up to the minute you go to bed - and many high flyers do.
STRESS OF ALWAYS BEING ONLINE - Work / Life Balance
Research, conducted among full-time workers, reveals that stress and depression are two of the most common long-term illnesses affecting working Britons today.
... Average of 81 days off to recover. ...over 650,000 off with stress for more than a year ...and ...435,80 workers have been off sick for more than a year. More than half
underestimated how long they would take to recover when they fell ill.
Loss Of Long Term Sick Pay From April 6 2014
UK Department of Work and Pensions Abolition of
Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) Percentage Threshold Scheme (PTS).
Companies no longer able to reclaim sick pay on long term sickness absence by staff (over 4 weeks off sick).
Smal companies will get free occupational health help.
STRESS OVERLOAD -
LOST JOB / CAREER
Diarrhoea or Constipation
Minor Cuts and Bruises you hardly remember staying longer
If dry skin, gets drier,
if prone to spots, get more zits
Eyelid muscule spasms
Too quick to anger, frustration, anxiety
HOW TO SPOT STRESS SYMPTOMS EARLY?
75 per cent of workers feel burned out In their jobs
sometimes or always.
This means business are filled
with stressed workers in need of vacation / holiday.
See more at: http://www.careerbuilder.co.uk/blog/#stha
NEED A BREAK EVERY
60 DAYS, LONG OR SHORT
TO KEEP ON EVEN KEEL
AND PREVENT STRESS
Strange to say getting stressed, makes your neck and shoulders bunch up, so threatening headache or even migraine (which is not a headache but tightening muscles at base of skull so lessening flow of blood / oxgyen to the brain).
Head and neck massage helps as a
Full Indian Head Massage practitioners and Aromatherapy massage
is very light
but it is the essential oils
(need professional practioner to use properly
or can irritate skin)
that act to de-stress.
WHY MASSAGE HELPS DESTRESS?
Is walking in a beautiful forested park, surrounded by green on a gorgeous day, taking the time to savour the breeze, the bright sun,
the pretty butterfly fluttering by, the music of the songbird and the faint hum of the bees hard at work.
Empty your mind of worries and solutions for an hour
saves your heart from
stress pumping into it
They say the colour green has a calming effect on our spirit.
THE ONE MINUTE MEDITATION TO DESTRESS
Try to do the Basic Minute in the same place and at the same time each day.
But if that's not possible, don't worry about it.
Just do it at least once a day.
THE MEDITATION AGAINST STRESS