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PREVENTING JOB BURNOUT: Transforming Wor... > BUILDING SOCIAL SUPPORT: THE THIRD P... - Pg. 62

62 BUILDING SOCIAL SUPPORT: THE THIRD PATH TO PERSONAL POWER Social Support Acts As a Buffer Against Stress and Burnout! You can tolerate a greater degree of stress when you have caring and supportive relationships. In fact, research shows that people with close emotional and social ties are physically and mentally healthier and live longer! Close friends and good relationships with co-workers and family reaffirm your competence and self-worth. They can help to get things done and provide you with valuable information. They can help you handle difficult situations. They can listen to your problems and give feedback. They can help you learn new skills. They can encourage you to tackle challenges and accomplish goals.