Holidays are often a time of joy and celebration, but for some people they are anything but. One of the things that makes Christmas more difficult is that there tends to be a long build-up about it; the shops are full of decorations and gifts and there’s a bombardment of media during the holidays showing images of smiling families and friends, people at parties eating and drinking seemingly without a care.
A huge majority of employees from different industries blame their coworkers if something goes wrong and feel that they have been overloaded with work. If you feel the same, you are not alone as stress at the workplace is quite common.
This article is written by Emma Reynolds and is originally published in News.com.au.
THE day Peter Kirwan sat his children down and admitted he wasn’t doing a good job as a parent was the hardest of his life.
The Sydney firefighter’s decline was a slow one, which he traces back to the day he was injured in a fire truck collision and damaged his back, leaving him suffering from chronic pain.
“Here I was, a 36-year-old male firefighter who suddenly had his whole future turned upside down. It wasn’t the way I had intended my future to be.
As the weekend comes to an end, many of us get that “Sunday Evening” feeling. Trying to get ourselves emotionally ready for the work week ahead. This article from the School of Life, explores what’s behind this feeling, and why we shouldn’t ignore it.
Penny Locaso, Director of Bkindred and a Career Money Life certified supplier writes about anxiety in the workplace and shares tips on what leaders can do to battle it.