Stress. We know all about that, don’t we?. Reflections on a misunderstood phenomenon. Campbell Russell July 5 2014. Purpose. To briefly explore how we perceive stress To have some understanding of the origins of stress
Reflections on a misunderstood phenomenon.
Campbell Russell July 5 2014
I’m just snowed under ....
“In my experience, teaching is the only job where stress is more commonly work related than outside life related”
Dr Michael Orton, formerly chief OH Consultant for M&S and Cheshire CC.
Cheshire NUT training 2005
“It’s not your fault, but it is your problem”
Dr Neal Gething , Consultant Psychologist and Senior Partner of “Glowatwork”.
Brent H&S Conference 2010
While we should always look beneath the surface, the source of the stress is likely to be the job and therefore is a problem you should take to your union!
However, we cannot simply rely on quoting “standards” or looking to tackle “management”. The problem is the ours and we need direct help and support.
There are only two things that can change: