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April Is Stress Awareness Month. Here Are 5 Articles to Help You Cope

April is Stress Awareness Month

It’s been a difficult year for workers across all industries, functions, and stages of their career. But for professionals who’ve made the sudden shift to remote work, stress has become an increasingly prominent — and painful — part of daily life.  

In honor of Stress Awareness Month, we’ve gathered a few of our most popular articles on stress relief and management to help you and your team cope better and thrive through tough times.

 

Burnout At the Top of Your Game: Why Success Doesn’t Mean You’re Thriving

Burnout is a hidden syndrome for many high-powered professionals. Everyone knows it exists, but all too often the tell tale signs of burnout can slip by unnoticed. In many industries, working long hours and giving it all to the bottom line is not only common — it’s expected. The ugly truth is that… [continue reading]

 

How To Work From Home Without It Taking Over Your Life

Maintaining a healthy work-life balance is difficult, even if you are a working from home veteran, so it’s essential for everyone to check on their boundaries once in a while. Not only will this enhance your physical and mental health, but it will also improve the quality of your work. You may have found yourself slipping and getting more burnt out lately, so take the opportunity to reevaluate your work-life balance and implement these best practices… [continue reading]

 

What to Do When Someone on Your Team Tells You They Are Struggling With Their Mental Health

The divide between personal and professional life gets murky at times—especially during periods of personal hardship. The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) estimates 1 in 5 Americans experiences a mental illness in any given year, and recent mental health conditions related to the pandemic mean depression, post-traumatic stress disorder, and anxiety are on the rise. If your direct report tells you they’re struggling with their mental health, here’s what you can do to support them and still meet your organizational objectives… [continue reading]

 

Gust of Screen Fright? Make Online Speaking a Virtual Breeze

Seventy-three percent of adults have some level of anxiety around speaking in public, according to the National Institute of Mental Health. What about when the public is virtual—possibly colleagues and even strangers in little rectangular frames beamed into your living room? That can come with a whole new surge of stress into your already anxious system… [continue reading]

 

5 Reasons You Should Embrace Mindfulness at Work

Feeling stressed or having trouble focusing at work? Meditation practice will help you maintain composure and work through difficult tasks. More and more employers are offering meditation programs to their workforce, because it improves well-being and by virtue their bottom line. After all, a happy and healthy workforce is potentially a more productive workforce. Mindfulness is used as an effective tool in which to better oneself, build leadership skills and achieve business goals… [continue reading]

 


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