Researchers believe that the brains in both humans and animals evolved to feel calmed by repetitive behavior, and that our daily rituals and habits are a primary way to manage stress. Ever notice that you always drive to work the same way, even though there are dozens of other routes? Or that you always put […]
Earlier this spring I started getting loads of requests for help managing too-long task lists, and so I published this process for organizing them. Ineffective task lists make us feel like we have too much to do in too little time, which makes us feel overwhelmed. Ironically, this makes us worse at planning and managing […]
More than 40 percent of adults polled say their job negatively affects their stress levels according to a new study conducted by NPR, Harvard and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Only half of the study’s 1,600 participants say their workplaces offer wellness and health-improvement programs and among workers who work more than 50 hours a week, more than half do some work while on vacation. In this hour, we discuss the poll’s findings and what can be done to reduce workplace stress.
|Date:||July 15, 2016|
|Appearance:||Workplaces Do Poor Job of Promoting Wellness, Study Finds|
|Location:||San Francisco, CA|
A new poll by NPR, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and Harvard’s T.H. Chan School of Public Health finds extraordinary levels of workplace stress, with only about half of workplaces offering wellness or stress-reduction programs. If your workplace is stressful and your employer isn’t helping, here are some things you can do for yourself: Stop […]
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