Do you feel under pressure at work? April is Stress Awareness Month in the UK. Did you know that stress accounts for around half of all sick days, so it's a big problem? Many organisational factors cause stress in employees, e.g. excessive Continue Reading
Stress at WorkWhy does work stress you out? What causes stress at work, and can it lead to depression, anxiety or high blood pressure? Many people suffer from chronic work stress, and it hurts your mental health, relationships, physical health and home life. It can also contribute to burnout, which is when you feel no good at your job, and disinterested as well as emotionally exhausted. The Openforwards Self-Help School will help you understand how work stress makes you feel sick, what it does to your body and how both you and your employer can tackle it with stress management and changes to your organisational culture.
Why do I procrastinate so much? What do you put off? Is it going for a run or cleaning the house? Are you procrastinating about finding a better job? Would you like to end a relationship, but you can’t bring yourself to do Continue Reading
Why Lieutenant Columbo won’t help you solve the crime of being too busy Now I love Columbo as much as the next man. I ain’t criticising his skills of detection as he clearly knows how to catch the bad guys. But, if you’re finding you’ve ended up Continue Reading
Protect yourself from Burnout by taking time to notice when you’ve done a good job It’s hard to like people who boast a lot. But deep down, underneath it all, you and I know something about why they do it. It’s because they feel insecure. As Continue Reading