Ways To Reduce Workplace Stress

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Some stress at work is normal but excessive stress on the job can interfere with your job performance and impact your physical and emotional health. What are some ways to reduce stress in the workplace?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    You can learn how to manage job stress by:
    • A. 

      Taking responsibility for improving your physical and emotional well-being.

    • B. 

      Blaming the job and quitting.

    • C. 

      Avoiding negative attitudes.

    • D. 

      Learning better communication skills to improve relationships with co-workers and management.

  • 2. 
    Using alcohol or drugs to cope is a sign of excessive workplace stress.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Stress has a impact on the quality of your relationships and how you interact with others.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Eating a candy bar on break at work because you skipped breakfast helps you get your energy back for the rest of the morning.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Eating alone on the job at lunchtime is healthier for you than getting away from your workstation and having lunch.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Emotional intelligence is the ability to manage and use your _________________ in positive and constructive ways.
  • 7. 
    Emotional intelligence is about:
    • A. 

      Communicating with others in a positive manner

    • B. 

      Acting older than you look.

    • C. 

      Repairing wounded feelings.

    • D. 

      Defusing tension and stress.

    • E. 

      The ability to sense and understand other's emotions.

  • 8. 
    There is no greater stress buster than:
    • A. 

      A beer after work.

    • B. 

      A hearty laugh.

    • C. 

      Smoking.

    • D. 

      Yelling at your boss.

  • 9. 
    Developing friendships with some of your co-workers is a waste of time - you're there to work and nothing else.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Many things at work are beyond our control.  Rather than stressing out about them, you can:
    • A. 

      Refuse to talk to your co-workers.

    • B. 

      Put your nose to the grindstone and ignore everyone.

    • C. 

      Skip breaks.

    • D. 

      Focus on things you can control and how you choose to react to problems.

  • 11. 
    Smoking cigarettes is a good way to calm yourself when you're feeling stressed.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Drinking alcohol does not reduce anxiety and worry at all.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    As you learn to manage your job stress, you'll have more control over your ability to think clearly and act appropriately.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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