By Gary Gresh
Covid19 Can cause work stress;
Recognize the symptoms of stress you may be experiencing:
Feeling irritation, anger, or in denial
Feeling uncertain, nervous, or anxious
Feeling tired, overwhelmed, or burned out
Feeling sad or depressed
Having trouble sleeping
Having trouble concentrating
Follow these tips to build resilience and manage job stress.
Communicate with your coworkers, supervisors, and employees about job stress while
maintaining social distancing (at least 6 feet).
Identify things that cause stress and work together to identify solutions.
Talk openly with employers, and employees.
Ask about how to access mental health resources in your workplace.
Identify those things which you do not have control over and do the best you can with
the resources available to you.
Increase your sense of control by developing a consistent daily routine when possible
Get enough sleep
Take work breaks when possible
Take walks and get outside when possible.
Remind yourself that each of us has a crucial role in fighting this pandemic.
Remind yourself that everyone is in an unusual situation with limited resources.
Take breaks from watching, reading, or listening to news stories, including social media.
Hearing about the pandemic repeatedly can be upsetting and mentally exhausting
Connect with others.
Check on your friends and relatives.