METHODS TO OVERCOME STRESS- INDIVIDUAL, ORGANIZATION

Individual 

  • Muscle Relaxation
  • Biofeedback
  • Mediation
  • Cognitive Restructuring
  • Time management

Organizational

  • Identify and then modify or eliminate work stress
  • Help employees modify their perception and understanding of work stress
  • Help employees cope more effectively with the consequences of stress
  • Training on Relaxation skills
  • Improvements in physical work environment
  • Job redesign to eliminate stressors
  • Changes in workloads and deadlines
  • Structural reorganizations
  • Changes in work schedules; more flexible hours and sabbatical(time-out)
  • Management by Objectives or other goal setting programmes
  • Greater levels of employee participation, particularly in planning changes that affect them
  • Workshops dealing with role clarity and role analysis
  • Focus on certain specific issues like:
    • Alcohol or drug abuse
    • Career counseling
    • Job allocation or burnout (state of mind resulting from prolonged exposure to intense stress)
  • Employee Assistance Programs:

Diagnosis

Treatment

Screening

Preventing

  • Wellness programs
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