Humor And Stress In The Workplace
Role of humor in reducing stress in the workplace
We work in a fast paced, highly stressful work environment. Our field of work can get really stressful especially when you feel business deals falling apart. Being the real estate agent it is our duties to keep the deals together, or find a replacement. Stress can build up to a point where it becomes unmanageable, as stress reflects on our daily emotions.
There are some who would say, ?theres good stress and then theres bad stress?. Thats sort of like saying, ?there are good heart attacks and then there are bad heart attacks?.
Maybe there is some positive benefit to the stresses that will enhance our performance, but, for the most part, stress is a negative, keeping us from performing at peak levels, damaging our daily productivity, and decreasing the chances of our longevity.
Many blame stress on external forces. ?We are living in stressful times.? ?This is a stressful job.? ?My boss (husband, wife, co-worker, customer, client, kid, etc.) Is really stressing me out.?
Others however, blame stress on internal forces. ?I need to quit thinking about my problems, I?m just getting stressed out.? A
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