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Workplace wellness: Four steps for dealing with anxiety at work

Anxiety at workThe modern workplace is a frantic world. As time goes on, expectations from both ourselves and those above us keep increasing causing our anxiety to do the same. Anxiety is a silent epidemic, its symptoms develop over many years and can range from passing feelings of nervousness to full-blown panic ‘attacks’. The secret is to catch anxiety early and before it becomes overwhelming. Get to know your personal early warning signs, whether it be tension in your shoulders, a clenched jaw, feeling irritable or upset…get used to’ tuning in’. As soon as you become aware of those symptoms, take action. Here are 4 steps you can take to help with anxiety at work. (more..)

How does anxiety develop and how do we re-enforce it?

Anxiety at workThe causes of anxiety are often complex and difficult to determine. It does seem that some of us have a genetic predisposition to it but it’s also very much about our upbringing – if your mother was nervous, you may have ‘learned’ to be nervous, so it can appear to almost run in families. But your innate personality and temperament will play a large part too, modifying how you respond to your family environment and other external factors. (more..)

Post-Traumatic Stress (PTS): Immediate Reactions

Read this article and be aware of Post-Trauma Stress. Read this article and be aware of Post-Trauma Stress.

Every individual has a distinct way of thinking. As a result, people tend to act differently to certain situations.

There are some who reacts strongly to something that may be regarded as simple or minor incident. However, there are certain individuals who manage to be calm and undisturbed even at major incidents or disasters.

Regardless of how people reacted with whatever situation it may be, major or minor, we need to remember that to be affected is both a natural and normal response.