These days, work and stress go hand in hand. Jobs are increasingly demanding, and expectations are higher than ever. So in order to keep performing at the highest level, most of us work under a lot of pressure.
Of course, excessive stress can have serious consequences. It can hurt work moral, and it can also cause psychological and physical ailments.
Luckily, there are plenty of easy ways to reduce stress. The following infographic created by Market Inspector offers 9 stress management techniques you can use anytime you start to feel overwhelmed at the office.
Whenever I have a hard time focusing on a repetitive work task such as inputting data into an Excel sheet, I find that when I listen to music, particularly upbeat music I know well, I’m able to focus more intently on my work and complete it without too much complaint. It would follow, then, that the music is making me more productive.
As the FDA deliberates the terms of what food it deems as “healthy” yet again, it’s understandable if some Americans are more confused than ever regarding what they should and should not eat. As sugar takes over the “worst” category from fat, nutritionists and scientists are delving deeper into what qualifies as healthy food, and how food affects us physically and mentally.
“New hire’s remorse”—at least under this name—is a recent phenomenon that we broached last week. Also called “shift shock,” it arises when an employee regrets taking a job because it isn’t the right fit or is completely different from what was expected.