Stress Management in Information Technology
We are all living in a fast-paced world because every nation has to be globally competitive. With this as a
fact, stress is inevitable. Everyone gets to experience stress everyday. The ever developing technology is very
much evident -- computers, modern manufacturing equipment and other recent technologies. However, with all these
advancements come more pressure, higher expectations that deadlines will be strictly met and bad news comes to us
sooner than we expect.
No matter what we do, there is nowhere else to go but forward. We have to work as fast as technology is
advancing. There is not much time to waste because time is moving swiftly. But we can do something about our
dilemmas. Technology is there to make our lives better. Now, the only thing that we need to do is utilize these
options given to us to help us deal with our everyday tasks with lesser stress.
It is already so much of a chore to deal with an unreasonable and unfair supervisor. This is especially true if
that boss is requiring us to meet deadlines that are not even doable. Our chances of growth are dependent on this
difficult person in charge and yet he is so hard to please. This kind of situation can make us feel frustrated,
which then can lead to stress. You have to understand that we are given so many options. If you cannot anymore put
up with the situation that you are in, remember that communication is, nowadays, made easy. You can make use of the
Internet to apply for another job without having to leave your work station.
Every single task waiting to be done need not wait too long. With the modern technologies, we are given aid to
perform our tasks easily. Computers help us in doing our tasks efficiently and just right on time. At the same
time, because of this technology, we are able to reach the other side of the world right at our personal work
station. Business transaction from a far away country is made possible. There is no need to constantly travel just
to attend a business meeting that only lasts for an hour.
In modern science, particularly psychology, a stringent research is being conducted for information and data on
neurobiology and nutrition. This is to help battle stress. It will surely take time before effective and useful
treatments are determined. But knowing that there is continuous progress, we can stay confident that something will
turn out well.
Take for example sports and nutrition. These two have become more scientific in the way they approach solutions
for healthy living. Over time, they are becoming more and more sophisticated. Nowadays, they are considered
partners and vital in keeping individuals healthy and strong. In battling stress, these two also play very
The problems people face in this globally competitive world, however, is the fact that no matter how hard they
labor, their income is still not enough to sustain their daily necessities such as shelter, food, transportation
and medicine. This is really the sad truth. People need to work longer time, at least have two jobs to support
When we watch prime time newscasts, we become acquainted with the realities of the world, what is really
happening around the globe. There are more people who go hungry, although the nation is fast progressing. These
scenarios alone can be potential stressors. But, everyone gets to survive, one way or another. Perhaps, the media
have really just stretched the truth about poverty and other social issues. If we come to think of it, there are
also a lot of wonderful things going on around.
Facing tough challenges and predicaments is really tough. Nevertheless, these conditions should not lead to
stress. Technology and modern advancements has offered us so many options to resolve the problem between "I must"
and "I can’t". Let us make use of these advantages and start living a stress free life.