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Stress Mastery: The Art of Coping Gracefully by Ph.D. LAUREL BRUCATO, Ph.D. DOMINIC BRUCATO, Ph.D. JUAN R. ABASCAL

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Chapter Summary

Workplace stress is increasing dramatically due to the acceleration in the rate of change worldwide. This ever-increasing speed of change is caused by population growth, the information explosion, and technological advances. Business and workers must constantly shift and adapt to stay competitive, and you must continually upgrade your skills and knowledge to remain competent. Workplace stress is also caused by maintaining faulty assumptions about what could and should happen on your job. Many of these assumptions revolve around unrealistic expectations about change. Fighting change is almost always a losing battle. Learn to pace yourself effectively at work to lower your stress level. Take a few moments to stretch at work to release ...

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