This Is How Your Stressful Job Is Secretly Affecting Your Mental Health

A stressful job can have serious consequences on your body. While having a few bad days is normal, an overcrowded schedule, a poor work environment or a toxic culture can have a real impact on employees.

You Have a Poor Sleep Schedule
Frequent Headaches and Migraines
Clenching Your Teeth Without Noticing
Frequent Tiredness
You Can’t Stop Working or Thinking About Work
Gut Health Problems
Our Appetite Changes
The Office Is No Longer a Positive Space
You Call in Sick Often — Even When You're Not
You Physically Struggle to Get to Work
Frequent Panic Attacks
Zero Work Boundaries
Struggling to Focus
Anger and Irritation
Work During the Weekend
Thinking About Work Makes You Nervous
Alienation From Friends and Family
You Respond Poorly to Feedback
Self-care Is No Longer a Priority
Increased Anxiety Levels
Achy Muscles
Every Day Is Exactly the Same
You Constantly Think You’re Going to Get Fired
Coming Home from Work Leaves You Completely Drained
Work Affect Your Relationships
Loss of Libido
Relationships With Co-Workers Suffers
Your Stress Is Making You Nauseous
You’re Experiencing Burnout

The Mayor Clinic suggests that in order to handle burnout or other negative work related triggers , you should seek support from a mental health professional and evaluate your options with your supervisor. If necessary, it may even be worth considering a shift to a less stressful position — one where you can succeed in your job without destroying your mental health.

For more information you can call Crossroads Counseling at 989-652-0764 or further explore our website. 

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