From what happens to you and around you, plus the many things that one does to themselves put stress on the body. The common causes of stress that most people encounter are problems in personal relationships, starting a new job, financial situations, daily hassles, illnesses and legal problems (webmd.com). When the body encounters long periods of stress like those our body begins to give off warning signs that something is not right. When we encounter these warnings they shouldn’t be ignored. Our body is telling us that we need to take it down a notch and give
In the workplace, stress can have some strong physical and mental effects on employees. To best understand stress, it is first important to define it. Stress is defined as “a feeling of tension that occurs when a person perceives that a given situation is about to exceed one’s ability to cope and consequently could endanger one’s well being” (Hitt, Miller & Colella, 2011). Stress on the job is usually the result of people feeling inadequate and unable to perform the given duties of a position at a high level. This could be the result of not having the tools necessary to complete the work or having an outside need that is unable to be met while performing duties.
It's the stress of poverty, of dysfunctional families, of being trapped in an unhappy marriage or in a despised job or career. Chronic stress comes when a person never sees a way out of a miserable situation. It's the stress of unrelenting demands and pressures for seemingly interminable periods of time. With no hope, the individual gives up searching for solutions. This stress has the ability to create additional health problems, for example heart disease ... ... middle of paper ... ...rate, or high.
In other word, the stress harms us mentally, and our body’s ability to response to it. Sekimoto (2008) suggests that internal stress is everywhere around us. Signs of this stress usually may include feeling down, thinking about detrimental things, sulkiness, cry without reasons, pessimism, and homesick. Other reasons of internal stress are; employee doesn’t satisfy with his/her work, workload, working long hours, lack of knowledge for the task at hand, and undealt interpersonal conflict at work. For example: if employee didn’t do something good enough, boss will argue for it or have worse relationship with colleagues because of it, this gives damaging things for that employee.
For some people, just a small worry can have high impact of stress on mind which leads to diseases or disability. When a person fails to cope up the extra-ordinary demand then the work related stress may occur. A person working for long hours or staying away from family or taking work at home or having higher responsibility can have negative effect on his personal
Researchers have attempted to link stress and burnout and its effect on job performance. This research analysis includes different scholarly studies done and that found many contributing factors such as job satisfaction, work and family demands, work environment, and culture. Ivancevich, Konopaske, & Matteson, 2011 defines burnout as a psychological process, brought about by unrelieved work stress that results in emotional exhaustion, depersonalization, and feeling of decreased accomplishment. Examples of emotional exhaustion includes; feeling drained by work, fatigue in the morning, frustrated, and do not want to work with others. Depersonalization is when a person has become emotionally hardened by their job, treat others like objects, do not care what happens to them, and feel others blame them.
People are always at risk when it comes to stress because it is something they deal with on daily basis. Stress can be defined as a psychological or a physiological reaction that happens when an individual comes in contact with a stressful event. When people think of stress they tend to think that stress is only bad meanwhile there can be a good reactions when it comes to stress. People need a certain amount of stress to work well and have the energy and willpower to achieve goals that they have set up for themselves. If life was not stressful we would all be bored and we would not give our 100 percent when we worked.
One reason is because it can be easy to get behind on work. By getting behind on work can cause job insecurity which can also be stressful as well. A person not knowing their job future can be very stressful because that job is more than likely their only income and if they lose that income it is hard to support the family. Other reasons for stress such as long work hours and boring work can be stressful at a daily job too. By having both long work hours and boring work it can increase the chance of someone becoming depressed.
Some people may be able to not let things bother them while others feel like their world is crashing down around them when the littlest thing happens. Stress also plays a huge role in one’s overall health and physiological state. Stress can make someone physical ill or at least feel ill. It can cause headaches, aches and pains, sleeping problems, problem thinking straight or logically, and many more things. Stress on a person can also make them do things they would never do such as commit suicide to end the pain brought on by the stress.
Throughout our lives, our bodies experience stress. Whether it is getting up in the morning after staying up late or learning of the death of a loved one, stress is a part of our everyday routine. Scientists have conducted many studies examining different stressors and the effects it has on the human body. Our body has subconsciously developed its own ways for dealing with the stressors in our lives. Stress is a daily occurrence, yet sometimes the body struggles to cope with it properly and becomes depressed due to the lack of motivation we experience.