Managing Job Stress: Getting Along With Co-Workers and Thriving
Great Jobs--What Makes A Job Great?
Great jobs--the ones you actually look forward to doing--aren't as difficult to find as one may think. Discover what key features are shared by all great jobs, see what Positive Psychology has to do with our understanding of great jobs, and learn how to find a great job of your own! (Hint: you may not even have to leave your current job!)
Creating Fun Jobs
Fun jobs aren’t just for the very lucky; believe it or not, most ‘regular jobs’ can be turned into ‘fun jobs’ with some tweaking. The following steps can help people take their current jobs and make them into fun jobs.
How to Deal with Stress At Work
Because stress at work is so common, finding a low-stress job may be difficult or impossible for many people. A more realistic choice would be to simple adopt more effective strategies to reduce stress at work. Here are some stress management techniques to try.
Job Stress: Chronic Job Stress is a Risk Factor for Heart Disease and Diabetes
Recent studies have found a link between chronic job stress and metabolic syndrome, a cluster of health factors that increase the risk of developing heart disease, type 2 diabetes and other health conditions. Learn what you can do to reduce work-related stress and stay healthier.
Job Satisfaction: Find Satisfaction At Your Current Job
If you’re overstressed and at risk for job burnout, you may feel that a major life overhaul is necessary for you to be able to enjoy your job and avoid burnout. Before making major changes, this article can help you to better enjoy your situation with a few minor adjustments, and give you food for thought on whether major changes may be...
The Link Between Work Stress and Happiness
Work stress is extremely prevalent in today's society, and can impact happiness levels, health, and other important aspects of your life. Learn more about the link between work stress and happiness, and find resources to have a healthier, happier life.
The Importance of Vacations, for Stress Relief, Productivity and Health
We tend to take too few vacations. And when we do take vacations, too many of us bring work with us these days! Learn the importance of vacations for stress relief, health, and productivity, and learn how you can reduce stress and stave off burnout by planning a vacation that suits your needs, from a stress management perspective.
Workplace Humor: A Cause and a Cure for Workplace Stress
Workplace humor can reduce stress and contribute to a more fun and enjoyable work environment. Unfortunately, it can also be a source of alienation and even litigation! Learn more about the offensive office humor people experience, and find tips on how to be funny at the office without causing offense with inappropriate office humor.