I believes stress is a negative reaction to pressures placed on people, but it is not so simple not to take stress caused by the work pressure of work environment prevalent at the office. Which is why I would like to share some personal insights on the ways with which you can overcome stressful situations.
Focus on the bigger picture:
Sometimes the things that we stress about are so tiny and so little that in the bigger picture they don't even matter. So the best one can do in stressful situations in try to step out of that situation for a moment and look at yourself, and ask your self a simple question, "the thing that I am worried about does that even matter?" And more often than you will come out with a 'No' as an answer!
Come back to tomorrow:
When something is giving you stress, the best thing to do is to leave it there and then, and do something else and maybe come back to it the next day. I know it is easier said than done but adopting this method would not only let you see your situation with a clearer mind and perspective but also might eradicate the whole focal point of stress.
Look up to successful people:
I believe that there was always someone else in your place in your situation just like you. Whatever stress you have if it seems insurmountable to overcome, just remember many people have been through the same and have gotten out. Now you might be wondering what does this has to do with relieving stress, knowing that you are not the only person who has been going through this messy situation gives a person motivation, feeling that this is normal. And seeing that if other people can get through it so can you!
Talk it out:
Finally, the best and the most effective way to fight stress is to vent out. Simply talk, grab a friend or a family or a colleague and talk to them about your situation. Letting things out will help you ease out your inner system. You might not get a solution out of it, but you will at least get some support to boost you to take a step further to resolve your stressful situation. Talking it out not only provides you with a strength to give it back to the stressful situation but it will also prevent you from taking adverse measures.
With this I wish all to follow a healthy routine and encourages everyone to be in love with whatever they pursue in life so that they do not have to work rather they should enjoy the work, thus eradicating stress from the very grass root level.
IAS Naveen Jain is the Mission Director of National Health Mission, Rajasthan. He is actively working to improve the sex ratio of the state and to put an end to the atrocious act of female foeticide. Owing to his efforts, he is also known as the Man behind increasing number of girls in Rajasthan. Through his work he wants to bring a positive change in the society by removing all the social evils and taboos persisting till date. That's what makes him write about all the issues in the society in a way that people are inspired to accept and bring a positive change.