By Ashish Jain
A Golden Rule To Manage Job/Workplace Stress: Having gone for
sea bath, don't be afraid of the oncoming waves. Take your
* Getting a job, involves lots of stress.
* Getting a job, without the stressful environment, is a
* Getting a job, with the type work profile that you like, a
cheerfully disposed staff, and the administration that
maintains the human relations at its best, is a boon!
You put in your best efforts, but everyone around you is
dissatisfied. The reasons are beyond your understanding. Your
fellow-workers are not happy with you; some of them do not
hesitate to taunt you. Your boss frowns at you for nothing.
Your wife nags you for your late arrival by 30 minutes from
office. Traveling through public transport, leaving your kid
school, going to the market in between hustle and bustle of
office and home-what more is required for you to say, Ďoh,
These are some of the issues that contribute to your job
If someone else is to be blamed for your stress, blame
much more for giving that prominent place for the Satan of
stress. Throw him out lock, stock and barrel from your
personality. Take a firm stand. Yes, it is possible; it is
A story goes thus: An educated youngster, fed up of his job
workplace stress, ran away to Himalayas. There he met a Yogi.
The youngster prostrated at his feet with all humility, and
prayed that he wants to stay at His hermitage, as he was fed
of the city life and the job workplace stress.
Yogiís reply was historic: Donít runaway to any Ashram; create
an Ashram, where you are!
What you need to to is to analyze and understand your stress.
Take out the negativities one by one. Unburden the burden!
in itself, doesnít have any existence. It is supposed to be a
bundle of thoughts. Take out the thoughts, one by one and
reduce the heavy load that you unnecessarily carry on your
There was another young man who wanted to take a bath in the
sea. He stood at the seashore all the time worrying- let these
waves disappear from the ocean, then I will take bath. Will
that situation ever be possible? The message to such an
youngster would be- having gone for a sea bath, donít be
of the oncoming waves. Take your plunge!
With a positive bent of mind it is possible to control and
transcend job workplace stress. Stick to your job, have
patience and understanding! Go placidly amidst the noise and
din. Everything is happening, as it should!
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