JOB STRESS MANAGEMENT
The following is from a seminar called "Stress and Disease" by
Dr.Nickolas Hall, an expert in psychobiology. He gave the following
example of a coping skill for job stress.
When you have had one of those TAKE THIS JOB AND SHOVE IT days, try
On your way home after work, stop at your pharmacy and go to the section
where they have thermometers. You will need to purchase a rectal
made by *Q-Tip. Be very sure that you get this brand.
When you get home, lock your doors, draw the drapes, and disconnect the
phone so you will not be disturbed during your therapy.
Change to very comfortable clothing, such as a sweat suit and lie down on
Open the package containing the thermometer and remove the
and carefully place it on the bed side table so that it will not become
chipped or broken.
Take the written material that accompanies the thermometer and as you
read it you will notice in small print the statement that "Every rectal
thermometer made by Q-Tip is PERSONALLY tested".
Now close your eyes and say out loud five times, "I am so glad that I
Do Not work in quality control at the Q-Tip Company."