Stress. In small doses, it can help you perform under pressure, sharpen your concentration and motivate you to do your best. But beyond a certain point, stress stops being helpful and starts causing major damage to your health, mood, productivity, relationships, and quality of life.
When stress starts to become hard to control or overwhelming, you can experience compassion fatigue and burnout, and as an employment consultant, there are so many parts of your role that can lead to increased stress. Working with disengaged clients, managing high caseloads and juggling all those competing priorities from your employer can weigh heavily on you.
Here’s a simple test to help assess your stress levels.
How did you go?
If your stress levels are a little on the high side, we’ve just released a great tool to help you – Our Helping You Help Others: The Essential Guide to Self-Care in Employment Services.
If you haven’t already downloaded it, just scroll a little further down the page to and hit the ‘Download it now!’ button.
It’s full of incredible tips, advice and tools to help you manage your wellness and make self-care a high priority. It’s also a great tool to help your clients as well, so feel free to help pass on the information to them.
We’re also releasing new podcasts that focus on self-care and give you tips and advice from some of the best in the business.
Ready to learn more? Here’s something you’re really going to like!
Helping You Help Others – The Essential Guide to Self Care in Employment Services
Everything you need to know about self-care is right here in this beautiful step-by-step guide that has templates you can edit, print and share.
About the Author
Way Finder, Thought Leader, Rule Breaker
Maria has been delivering soft-skills, employability skills and job readiness training to the long-term unemployed, as well as professional development to consultants and leaders within employment services sector in Australia and internationally since 2006.
Maria is passionate. Her mission is to ignite human potential and help people find what it is that gets them excited to live every day.
Maria’s unique knowledge in Emotional Intelligence (EQ) and Positive Psychology have been the corner-stone of our Bounce training programs which are successfully delivered in Australia, the US and New Zealand.