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You are attending a lunch and learn session on stress reduction in the workplace. In order to prepare yourself for this meeting, write a paragraph explaining how you would reduce stress at work. Write another 1-2 paragraphs indicating why you believe this approach would be successful.

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Knowing what causes stress for you can help you cope with it better and provide mental and emotional relief. There are many ways to plan for and avert stress. Recognizing your specific triggers is one of the first steps in the process of stress management. Common causes of stress include:

health concerns
unrealistic expectations
cynical and negative attitudes (thinking that things are always going to go badly or end badly)
sudden traumatic events

source: http://www.helpguide.org/mental/stress_management_relief_coping.htm#reduce

To cut stress, focus on efforts and actions you can ...

Solution Summary

A description of common causes of stress is included in this 386 word response, as well as ideas as to how stress can be reduced and controlled. Sources are included.