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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

Procrastination and poor time-management skills can contribute to your level of workplace stress. Procrastination is fueled by low frustration tolerance and irrational thoughts. You can overcome procrastination by recognizing and replacing irrational beliefs, remembering that attitude change follows behavior change, and breaking tasks into doable chunks. Time management can be enhanced by following Covey's system of scheduling your priorities rather than prioritizing your schedule. Divide work tasks based on urgency and importance. Increase the time you spend in proactive undertakings, thereby preventing and minimizing problems and crises, which will help lower your stress level. To facilitate your ability to determine what is ...

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