Various people find it problematic to deal with their stress. The English Government announced in in the year 2004 that stress had cost the UK economy £13.4 billion that year due to ineffective production and illness. Stress is described as an inappropriate reaction to disproportionate demands or pressure. Coping with stress is a matter of containing feelings of for example fear and allowing one self to feel it. It is necessary to have some good relations. Those individuals who become victims of their stress are frightened of appearing like a fool and of their feelings. Because of that, they avoid critical situations and can therefore never build up the experience that might make them capable of coping with their stress. They lose sight of the overall picture and their sense of compassion and consideration. Courses are being held in order to solve all these problems. But each one of us needs some degree of stress. We need it to grow.
Outline of various stress-related problems in the four texts:
The article by Eilish O´Reagan, emphases on which workplaces cause stress and why. Individuals that cannot express their true feelings on their job appear to be more stressful than those who can. Individuals that look forward are less stressed than those who dwell on the past.
The article by Sacha Bonsor focuses on “good stress and bad stress”. We will break down if we don’t face our stress and learn how to tackle it.
The Internet article about stress briefly describes the family life and how a number of countless self-chosen activities can cause stress and that individuals therefore don’t get the rest of what they should during their spare time.
The article by James Burleigh informs us of how stress affects the body. A small amount of stress is healthy for you, but long lasting stress will weaken the immune system.
Comment on proverb: Stress is the spice of life:
A certain amount of stress is common, but without it we would be