Work Related Stress

The adverse reaction people have to excessive pressures or other types of demand placed on them at work”

The HSE (Health and Safety Executive)

Stress is not an illness – it is a state. However, if stress becomes too excessive and prolonged, mental and physical illness may develop.

What is work-related stress?

It is when our perception of what is happening in the workplace is impacting negatively on our life and how we function. It doesn’t just stop in the workplace, we often take it home with us and it therefore spills into all aspects of our life. It can happen for a multitude of reasons, and it is often when we feel that we have no control or we can’t talk about what is happening when it really spirals out of control and has an adverse affect on all areas of our life.

The way to address work-related stress is to understand what is happening. Ignoring the situation, blaming others or simply walking away from a situation will not fix what is going on.  If you don’t acknowledge it, it will stay with you in one shape or another and it is likely to affect future decisions and relationships.

How will coaching help me?

As a qualified Occupational Health Nurse I understand the impact that work has on all aspects of your life, particularly your health.  I can help you to understand what is happening so that you achieve an outcome with your dignity and well-being intact so that it doesn’t impact on your future. Just because you are experiencing work-related stress, doesn’t mean that you have to leave where you are. Through coaching we will explore everything that is going on, and I can provide you will techniques to help manage the situation, as well as help you to ensure that it doesn’t consume you.

For more information and for a free initial consultation please contact me