Workplace Stress- Causes and Ways to Combat it

Last Updated on 24 June, 2022

Working a job is a necessity in today's world. But with a job comes a set of responsibilities and workload, which brings along stress, often referred to as workplace stress. Amid the hustle-bustle of work and life, employees tend to feel heavily pressurized, ultimately leading to burnout.

In this podcast, Teany and Debbie talk further about how to address the issue of workplace stress and prevent it.

About the Speaker

Teany Hidalgo is a Burnout and Purpose coach with 12+ years of running her private wellness practice. Her 22 years of background in Corporate America with leadership roles, hiring, and training staff, plus her own major pivot points, helped her understand the burnout struggles of the working class. Joining her degree in medical massage with coaching, she grew a deep desire to support employees and entrepreneurs own their power and come alive with purpose.

Debbie Bellenger is working full-time as the solopreneur of Body By Definition, providing Advisory Services to individuals and organizations who wish to add wellness programming to their menu of services and offerings. In addition, Debbie has extensive medical wellness experience both in programming and center operations. In her role as the Director of Employee Health, Occupational Medicine and Wellness at CaroMont she oversaw four business units which included:

  • 13,000 Medical Wellness Centers,

  • Employee Wellness Program for CaroMont,

  • Discover You Interactive Learning Center and

  • Community and Employer Wellness Service line which generated $0.5 million dollars in revenue.

Show Notes

(01:05) Tell me your journey in the area of wellness.

(07:06) Are physical and mental wellbeing correlated?

(07:53) What is workplace stress?

(09:56) What are the signs of stress in the workplace?

(14:33) What are five causes of stress in the workplace?

(21:06) What are the various types of work stress?

(26:43) How is burnout linked to workplace stress?

(28:14) What are the various ways to combat burnout and stress? And how do employers identify when their employees are suffering from stress?

(36:08) What are the ways introverts can open up about stress?

(38:25) Do corporate wellness programs have the ability to help with stress? What is your opinion on them?

(40:52) What kind of wellness programs are useful to prevent stress?

(45:24) Would you like to share some valuable suggestions with our listeners?

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