Work is stressful. A slew of studies will tell you the same thing, but most of us already know this to be true. Even if you have your dream job, it will still cause some sense of stress in your life and the life of your employees. The infographic below from Column Five outlines the signs of an overworked employee.
The countless emails, the traveling and time away from your loved ones, the pointless meetings — let’s face it, we all have things in our lives that cause stress. But are we really as stressed out as we think we are?
Stress is something most of us just can’t shake, and we all deal with it in our own unique ways. While there are good types of stress, the bad kind can become debilitating. What starts as a nagging thought can turn you into an anxious mess who is no longer able to perform tasks well (not to mention all the health problems stress can bring). If stress is getting the better of you, keeping reading. There are a few ways to balance your stress to help you become more productive.
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