Stress Project

Trace W. Gierisch

Definition of Stress

A state of mental or emotional strain or tension resulting from adverse or very demanding circumstances.

Causes of Stress

  • Being unhappy in your job
  • Having a heavy workload or too much responsibility
  • Working long hours
  • Having poor management, unclear expectations of your work, or no say in the decision-making process
  • Working under dangerous conditions
  • Being insecure about your chance for advancement or risk of termination
  • Having to give speeches in front of colleagues
  • Facing discrimination or harassment at work, especially if your company isn't supportive

People who have dealt with Stress

Ways to Deal with it

    1. Exercise regularly. Physical activity plays a key role in reducing and preventing the effects of stress.
    2. Eat a healthy diet.
    3. Reduce caffeine and sugar.
    4. Avoid alcohol, cigarettes, and drugs.
    5. Get enough sleep.