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Job Stress Is Harmful Because You Make It That Way

Stressed at work? Take a closer look at your thinking. (FS Stock/Shutterstock)

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We often think our job situation causes our stress, but it’s usually our thoughts about our job situation that are to blame

BY JEFF GARTON

August 1, 2019 Updated: August 1, 2019

A recent study by Korn Ferry found that job stress is on the rise. This is partly the result of people being misinformed about stress and its prevention.

Google the term “job stress” and you’ll see that it’s defined as an emotional reaction to the misery caused by your difficult circumstances. But don’t be fooled by this misleading definition that is missing a crucial bit of reality.… READ MORE...