Tips for managing work stress

Remote working is likely to remain the norm for many people, so make your workplace conducive by decluttering and being organised, says a consultant psychiatrist. If possible, create separate physical spaces for taking work and social calls to differ
Remote working is likely to remain the norm for many people, so make your workplace conducive by decluttering and being organised, says a consultant psychiatrist. If possible, create separate physical spaces for taking work and social calls to differentiate between these aspects of your life.ST PHOTO: GIN TAY

It's no surprise many of us are stressed given the way the pandemic has put jobs at risk and forced people to drastically change where and how they work, but there are ways to cope.

Acknowledge that you are stressed and then take steps to look after your well-being. Here are five tips:

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on October 18, 2020, with the headline 'Tips for managing work stress'. Print Edition | Subscribe