- Poor relationships with colleagues
- An unsupportive boss
- Lack of consultation and communication
- Too much interference with your private, social or family life
- Too much or too little to do
- Too much pressure, with unrealistic deadlines
- Work that's too difficult or not demanding enough
- Lack of control over the way the work is done
- Poor working conditions
- Being in the wrong job
- Feeling undervalued
- Insecurity and the threat of unemployment
Most workers reckon that their bosses are excessively bureaucratic, apportion blame wrongly and are inconsistent in decision making, a Sirota Survey Intelligence report has found. "Unfortunately, they often find conditions that block high performance, such as excessive bureaucracy burying them in paperwork, and slowing decision making to a crawl. "Management has to help employees perform, which in many cases means getting out of the way." Any of this starting to sound familiar?
Apparently, the sight of the sea is the quickest and most effective way to reduce high stress levels for many people, a survey has found (BBC). Any way, must get off to the quack and see if I can’t get a prescription for a house in Whitby on the NHS!