We frequently hear how bad stress is for us: it’s damaging our health, risking our relationships, and hindering our performance. Although these risks are real, research has shown that work strain, when managed correctly, can actually have an affirmative influence on productivity and performance. So how can we take the stress we thought was breaking us and convert it into making us?

Expert says:

Stress is inevitable. “We live in a world of ongoing worry, change, and uncertainty. We have to get used to it,”

“Stress can be good or bad contingent on how you handle it,” Expert suggested. In fact, how you manage pressures can separate you as a leader and give you a career advantage. Here are five principles you can refer to have a great grip at stress you manage and having it work into your progress.

Recognize the cause of worry not the worry

The intensified reaction — strain in the body, heart pounding— is an display of how much you care about the task you are about to do or immediately caught into. In fact, according to an expert, the stress you feel is directly correlated to the importance of the activity. “If it didn’t matter, you wouldn’t worry,” he says. Once you understand worry as a sign rather than a symptom of agitation or a cause for panic, you can react to it more rationally. Plus, remember that stress is not unending. “Feelings by definition are momentary. They feel like they will be eternal but just give it a couple of minutes,”

Positively rephrase the stress

Once you’ve noticed and understood a connection between what is the stimulus behind your worry, it’s now time to play some brainy tricks, keep in mind that our brain works at its fullest when they’re relaxed and positive – it is just has having all the clutters removed from practicing rationale, When you are negative and worried, your brain goes into “fight or flight” mode, which limits your ability to think. If you are positive and concerned, then your brain turns to “broaden and build” thinking which allows you to process more possibilities. The attempt to look at stress and pressure as challenges rather than the threats is surprisingly easy and handy for individuals, and notably changes minds ways of reacting resulting into helping behaviors to deal situations better.  

Concentrate on what can be controlled

An easy and least approach to look at squeezing situation is to focus on how much influence you have over a situation before making any conscious decisions, your ability to look at it as cause and effect relationship will give you better grip at handling worst possible time and sustain it without much or any damage. People simply are reminiscent about what they can’t control and they feel bad about that rather just evaluate how much of an influence you hold with that situation.

Have your back

We all are human being and suppose to feel in a certain way when under pressure or stress, feeling on exhaustion and collapse is common depending the level of control you have or perceive about a situation. Having your support network a backup slot to rejuvenate your self is a cleaver move, reaching out to other for help will not make you any weak or small. Look into close friends to whom you can trust, build an interactive family relationship with parents and spouse. Never hesitate to approach someone who can understand and make you feel good.
For people who want to practice and build an internal support system can read this article.

Learning Stress Management

The best way to handle stress is to practice stress management, you need to build a muscle layer on your thought process – it is a though as weight exercise that you’ll require a proper diet and essentially practice routine weight lifting exercises to build muscle, your brain creates a layer of filter once your practice positivity and next time you come across a challenging situation it filters down the information from your positive muscle. Learning these management skill require some of your time and readiness to implement to see results. However you can seek help from counsellors and trainers certified in the area of stress management.

Remember

Do:

Think of stress as a sign that you care about something, rather than a cause for panic

Focus on the task, rather than the emotion

Build relationships so that you have people to turn to in times of stress

Keep building positive muscle

 

Don’t:

Accept your stress is going to last forever

Worry about things that are out of your control

Spend time with people who are negative

 

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