Many people develop anxiety disorders as a result of stressful work conditions. Toxic work environments or stressful tasks can create chronic stress and cause long-term physical and mental health issues for people. Anxiety on the job is a reality that we all face.
These seven tips will help you to be more empowered and proactive about managing the stress and anxiety you face on the job and in your life.
Check out these stress-free strategies to stay in control of anxiety while at work.
How to Conquer Anxiety on the Job:
1. Get a “Life Wellness Plan”
Without a Life Wellness Plan, your chances of dealing with anxiety on the job are pretty much zero.
Your personal life wellness plan is the foundation from which you build and maintain both your physical and mental strength. A wellness plan strengthens your resilience, which is key to you successfully managing the disruptive and stressful situations in work and personal life.
The way you manage your physical and mental well-being is entirely up to you. Work out what physical activities you enjoy, then commit to doing them on a regular basis.
Social interaction is also important to your mental well-being, and it takes effort and commitment to sustain positive, healthy relationships in your life. Put in the time to be involved and engaged in the positive aspects of your life. These relationships will be key to helping you get through the tough times in your work and personal life.
2. Take Action Early
Dale Carnegie gives the advice:
Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to conquer fear, do not sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy.