stress overload


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stress overload

Excessive amounts and types of demands that require action.
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Beating The Stress Of Business Travel Traveling for business presents particular dangers of a stress overload, according to experts, but there are ways to take the strain out of country-hopping.
I've come to believe small business owners, such as owner/advisors, are especially susceptible to stress overload, which can have dramatic consequences for their personal lives and for their businesses.
Another Baron 58 pilot was a bit too encouraged after an airshow and rolled his Baron to the point of airframe stress overload and failure.
Pushpoles are prone to eventual cracking from stress overload or improper use.
The first offers helpful advice regarding group cohesion and nurturing friendship; the second unapologetically addresses such realities as leader burnout traumatic stress overload and fatigue.
Because stress overload erodes many aspects of physical and mental health, it still makes sense to manage this modern-day affliction.