Take this job and love it Week 2: Managing a Successful-Stressful Career


Take This Job And Love It

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Managing A Succ-Stressful Career

kick start questions
  • Which of the following currently gives you the most stress at work or school, and why?

    • People

    • Email

    • Social media

    • Schedule

    • Other – name it

  • There are two general personality types: those who gain energy by being around other people, and those who gain energy by spending time alone. Which are you? How do you normally de-stress to gain energy?


Stress Management Motivational Video

throttle up
  1. Is there currently an area in your life, particularly at work or school, where you need to “put the glass down”?

  2. Read Genesis 2:2-3. Why do you think God – all-powerful, all-knowing, eternal – decided to rest after his creative work?

  3. Is there a difference between facing a challenge at work, and feeling stressed?

  4. In Romans 5:3-4, what are some reasons we may face challenges?

  5. Read Romans 15:7, and Colossians 3:13. What are some ways following Jesus can help lower our stress at work?

  6. As a community of believers, how can we help each other when we’re stressed? Read Ephesians 4:29, and Proverbs 3:28.

  7. In Matthew 11:28-30, and Philippians 4:6-7, what is the invitation to manage our stress?

check the mirrors
  1. What steps can you take this week to begin to “put the glass down”
  2. What stressful situations are facing you this week that our group can pray for?