Just talking about stressors and understanding that none of us are perfect and all of us are ‘hard-wired’ to react to stressors in our own individual way, is comforting. It makes the idea of stress and stressors more accepting and enables open discussion, which in turn creates normality.
Stress is as serious as a physical injury.
There will always be stressors; people, events and situations in our lives that upset our lives. The best we can do is learn how to manage ourselves in our stress response to ensure the best quality of life for ourselves and our loved ones.
Don't let your stress get the better of you. Assess your stress now.
Myths About Stress
The problem with the word ‘stress’ is that it’s too vague, most of us cannot get a grip on it. For example, we use the word ‘stress’ to describe the stressor, the stress response and the signs and symptoms of stress. This is why myths about stress can be very confusing. Let's clear up some of the confusion.
We need to understand stress if we are to reduce, manage and prevent it.
European Health & Safety Regulations
Read the laws and regulations on stress-related illness, burnout and psychosocial risks in the workplace from the European Union, The World Health Organisation and Dutch and Irish Governments.
Knowledge is power, the power to create stress-free workplaces.