It is estimated that 80% of all current diseases in the current age are due to stress. We face various stresses and stresses in various places like work, street, underground, bus, and taxi. Since a large and important part of our lives is related to work and work, there is more stress than any kind of stress.
Job stress can have many effects on life. These effects can be in the individual domain, such as neurological diseases and blood pressure, and rising blood cholesterol and even obesity, for example, researchers at the Harvard University after studying on 17,000 nursing women (1) concluded that a strong relationship There is a relationship between occupational stress and cardiovascular disease. People who are under high pressure tend to be at higher risk of heart disease by 40 percent compared with their colleagues who experience less stress.
Job stress also has a widespread social impact. One of its destructive effects is marital relations. The research conducted by Dr. Mohammadi and Maghsudi on women workers (2) showed that the greater the stress on work, the less satisfaction of marital relationships.
Occupational stressors at work
Various factors affect work stress at work. For example, Dr. Taymiori (3) has found that the most stressful occupational factors among nurses include high workload, low income, observation of death and dying, doubts about the treatment, on duty holidays and lack of job acceptance in the community, and sleep and rest disorders Knows.
Mehdi Nia and their colleagues (4) also looked at the stressors in industrial occupations. Their findings suggest that lack of a friendly relationship in the workplace, high workload, and high job changes are among the most important factors in these jobs.
Strategies for reducing occupational stress
Of course, stress at the natural level will motivate and increase the ability to cope with work challenges; but if left unplanned, as mentioned, there will be irreversible injuries and damages; therefore, it is necessary to have good conditions for better productivity than the force Providing human and logical and scientific solutions such as targeting, increasing resilience in people, being positive for reducing stress and psychological stress.
Even if you are in an environment where your stressful conditions are constantly rising, you can still nominate yourself and maintain confidence. Provided you know the emotional intelligence and go ahead to strengthen it. In fact, emotional intelligence is the ability to manage and correctly apply emotions in a positive and constructive way. In this way, you attract others more towards yourself, with the differences between yourself and others; control your feelings of frustration and relieve stress and stress from your relationships.
The higher your emotional intelligence, the less stress you have in the workplace. Fortunately, emotional intelligence is not inherited and we are able to learn and promote it