Most of us have experienced stress at some point in our working life. However some of you may be under excessive stress when you perceive your self as no longer able to meet the demands of the job.
You may experience changes in the organisation that affect your work.
You may have a difficult relationship with your boss or just be bored and frustrated.
Sometimes you also feel depressed and find it difficult to relax when you leave work.
You may drink more to cope or feel that other relationships are affected by your mood.
Your response to stress depends on a number of factors such as personal characteristics, family history, support networks, whether you have experienced other difficulties in the past.