Stress Reduction Through New Work Habits and Work-life Balance
Stress Reduction Through New Work Habits Our work habits accumulate over time and, despite doing our best, bad habits sometimes creep into our routine. In this module, we address unproductive vs. productive work habits that offer opportunities to reduce stress at work. Work-life Balance Most professionals aspire to live a balanced life. That is, you want to spend the appropriate amount of time in each area of your life. Yet, often you feel that your life is out of balance. It could be that the imbalance is due to a relatively temporary cause, such as an accident or injury, a workplace change, or a move. In other cases, feeling out of balance is more chronic. You feel that way day after day, month after month, even year after year. It is important to look at these issues and analyze the current level of energy and time that you are devoting to each area. This allows you to set yourself on a path that will result in a greater sense of balance in your life.
Stress Reduction Through New Work Habits Primary Competencies: Stress Management, Results-Oriented Related Competencies: Adaptability, Leadership, Accountability Work-life Balance In this module, you examine the degree of balance that you feel in your life related to areas such as work, family, health, community, spirituality, social life, and finances. You assess your current level of satisfaction with the degree of energy and time that you are devoting to various areas of your life, and commit to actions that will bring your life further into appropriate balance. Primary Competencies: Stress Management, Initiative Related Competencies: Values, Vision, External Awareness
Becoming aware of what causes stress and a feeling of imbalance is the beginning of the path to satisfaction and happiness.
This will help you identify what needs to be done to alleviate the causes of stress and imbalance, thus making you a more content professional, family member, and friend.