Learn how you can be mentally healthy at work, with suggestions for what you can do and where you can get support if you experience poor mental health.
Stress can also make your existing mental health problems feel worse.
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You don't need to cope with stress at work alone. Here are some general ideas you can try to help you manage:
"I try to keep each task short and clear, take breaks when getting tired and be polite, honest and empathic with the people I work with."
If you feel stressed by a certain problem at work, you might not be alone in this.
Many of us may experience these common stressful situations in the workplace. The important thing is understanding how to manage them.
"I don't take on too much at one time, little steps are the way. Breathing strategies, having a mindset and thinking, 'I can do this!'"
"My work has become a strong support system. My work colleagues have become like family and there is a mutual respect in how we treat one another."
This information was published in December 2020. We will revise it in 2023.
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