strategy

Relieving stress in human beings

Synonyms:
Easing stress in human beings
Alleviating negative stress
Negating stress
Neutralizing stress
Context:
There is increasing concern that stress contributes to health problems, absences from work, and reduced motivation in a large variety of occupations.

Doctors say 43 percent of adults suffer some health problems from stress.

Implementation:
The UNHCR in 1992 identified a series of measures to enable people to cope with stress. They included: making positive statements to oneself; redefining a distressing task, usually be removing the emotional element; reducing the stress by narrowing the focus; rationalizing the event, or reactions to it; addressing stress symptoms; reframing the stress symptoms; talking oneself into a helpful response; recognizing alternative ways of coping with the stress; self-acceptance of outside pressures that may limit performance.
Claim:
Well-managed stress can be a good thing. It can motivate and excite us.

2. A lot of people get a lot of satisfaction out of their job and if they were to just retire, that might be actually more stressful for them.

Constrained by:
Extending working hours
Subjects:
Mankind Human
Psychology Stress
Type Classification:
G: Very Specific strategies
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 1: No PovertyGOAL 3: Good Health and Well-being