Stress manifests from one source and that is the maintenance of your story.
We each have a story of who we are.
You are not your story.
To complicate things you didn’t consciously create the story, much of the story you accepted from your family and the culture you grew up in without a thought. This is not wrong it is just how the self develops.
Stress develops when our story and reality diverge. The farther apart they are the greater the stress.
If we are successful at re-inventing our self as things change, life is fairly stress free. Most of us had a couple decades of career growth where this was true. We parlayed one story into the next, we were told and told everyone, we were growing. As the economy changed and corporate environment shifted, we found no motavation to re-invent ourselves in a direction we considered un-growth.
Our stories don’t accomodate being happy as the cheese guy at Whole Foods.
As an aside I chose this example because I know a guy who went from CEO to cheese guy and is quite happy.
Unknotting the psyche and psychology of the story and stressors is a long arguous process, it is much easier to just see through the whole story business. This allows the efforts you make to go toward moving forward on a new plan.
The goal of Corporate Rehab is to help you see through what is no longer serving you and empower you to write a new screen play where you lead the interesting and fulfilling life you desire.
May your life go well