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Don't let workplace stress control you

Stress can be a good motivator, but it can also create serious physical and psychological complications

Samuel (not his real name) was at the beach with his wife and two daughters on a Sunday, but he could not focus on his family as he was repeatedly going through his to-do list in his head.

Sunday was full of dread as Monday loomed. As night fell, a persistent tight knot developed in his stomach. It made him toss and turn through the night.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on December 16, 2019, with the headline 'Don't let workplace stress control you'. Subscribe