When you are in a stressful job, you find yourself having constant headaches, maybe migraines, you are grumpy, irritable and in a bad mood most of the time and the ones who suffer are always those closer to you, your family.
Working in a stressful environment becomes a danger to your health, to your relationships and to your life as you know it, these headaches and family issues are just wake up calls for you to find a better way to live.
Most people (including me) think that all the jobs are stressful and no matter where you go you will find the same problems, the same level of stress so you might as well stay here since this jobs is giving you “good money”. But trust me there is no money that will give you your health or your family time back.
So, when does stress become a reason to quit? It depends on how well you manage your stress levels, there are people who can manage great amounts of stress without feeling the impact on their health and there are people who can’t even handle a small amount of stress.
If you found yourself in a stressful job and you are having problems to manage your stress levels I recommend you to read these tips for managing stress
Stress can be a reason to quit your job when its taking away all the good things out of your life, when this job is becoming more your life than your life itself, when this stressful job is not allowing you to enjoy the benefits you are supposed to get from it, remember there are better ways to live your life.
We have to keep our eyes closed to better jobs, maybe even try to look in the market at least once or twice a year and realize there are plenty people out there, working in good jobs, not as stressful and getting nice benefits from it, there is always something better ahead and you have to be able to look for it, work for it and recognize it when it comes so you can take the opportunity.