Public Relations Tactics

Under Pressure: Coping With Stress From Work-Life Conflict

Publication Date: 10/2010

Source: SO01 Public Relations Tactics
Product Code: 6C-101009
Organization/Author/Firm: Yan Jin
Specialization(s): Multicultural - Diversity
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As communication professionals, it is often our responsibility to help organizations handle stressful situations.

However, we need to manage our own stress as well. We are often caught in work-life conflicts and if we do not cope with these effectively, then our work efficiency and life satisfaction are likely to be harmed.

Coping is a complex process. People have extensively researched to understand how we cope with stress and whether certain approaches might work better than others.

Yan Jin suggests we can handle stress more successfully if our coping strategies allow us to:

o Think first

o Face our feelings and

o Find solutions