Women with long work hours—averaging 60-hour workweeks over the span of three decades—triple the risk for diabetes, cancer, arthritis, and heart trouble. Whereas men working the same amount remain relatively unaffected. One possible reason is that women who have long work hours have additional stressors because they often take on the majority of familial responsibilities.
When was the last time you had a truly great day at work? Can’t remember? That may be an indication it is time to quit your job. Find out several other indicators that it may be time to walk.
How can employers and employees who work at the same company disagree, often times significantly on the main causes of employee workplace stress causes? It is almost as if these two tiers of a company have very little interaction. See the results for yourself in this exposition.
There are countless reasons to listen to music other than just for fun! Here are a few ways you can experience the benefits of music.
We are a sleep-deprived nation and the situation is only getting worse. Learn about the reasons we are sleeping less and some of the consequences of sleep deprivation.
Would you believe that working on good workplace posture can quickly increase productivity, decrease stress levels, and make you look and feel more confident. It’s true. Find out what other benefits posture can provide to you.
Look around your classrooms, offices, nursing homes, or even dorm rooms. Nowadays, emotional support animals (ESA) can be seen almost anywhere alongside their beloved owners. These animals which are typically dogs or cats can provide emotional support to their owners who may need it for any number of reasons.
PTSD. Anxiety. Depression. These are some of the conditions that veterans and active duty service members face. Left untreated, veterans may become hopeless and choose to end their lives. We owe it to all service members to listen, help, and act in their regard before it is too late.
You may think that you’re productive because you eat at your desk and skip breaks. But you would be wrong. Evidence suggests that work breaks add to your productivity. A work break clears your mind, stimulates creativity, reduces stress, and lowers your risk of physical ailments.
Setting work boundaries may be a difficult thing to do because we are so worried about what others may think. However, once we set them we gain peace of mind and start to work on important things versus trivial things. To set boundaries, listen to your gut to determine what you are comfortable with. Then create and communicate your limits…and stick to them.