Stress and Quarrel
The Workaholic Series

The Workaholic Series: The Worst Ever Work Stress & Quarrel James Has Ever Encountered

James is on his way back from work. He can certainly feel today’s work stress. He isn’t listening to the radio this time around. He’s listening to a podcast he loves the most. He had always been of the opinion that it’s calming and listened often.

He increases the volume. It’s just at the perfect level for his hearing pleasure. Today he isn’t driving with his wife, Kathy. She had a doctor’s appointment and had informed him this morning that she will be going straight home afterward.

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Working in Customer Service
Employee's Workplace, New Worker

The Best Ways To Survive Working In A Customer Service Role

Being a millennial, it means you are unfairly maligned at points, you are described as lazy, entitled, and apparently we expect something for nothing. Yet, the vast majority of career go-getting millennials find themselves working in customer service roles, namely contact centers.

This may not be how most people view a career, especially if you are working in an environment where your efforts are not recognized, but, for lots of people looking to make something of themselves, either in industries like insurance, or customer service, this is a necessary evil.

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Employee's Workplace, New Worker

4 Practical Ways to Stay Calm under Work Pressure

Pressure at work is mostly inevitable. Most workplaces are fast paced and this is majorly not your fault but as a result of business needs and urgencies.

You keep asking yourself if you are making a mistake at some point. Sometimes you are not aware of a mistake you made.

And sometimes you find that you are so uneasy. It’s real. It does happen. You are human after all. You are left to wonder how you got to make a huge error in the first place.

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Employee's Workplace, New Worker

7 Activities to help Relieve Stress at Work during Lunch Break

Everyone gets to deal with stress at work at some point or the other. A tight deadline to meet. An appointment to keep. An important decision to make and not wanting to make a decision that ‘haunts’ you.

Work related stress can take a toll on your health because, unfortunately, you may be unable to drop the stress at work and head back home. It just doesn’t happen that way, these things are psychological.

Chronic stress can result in insomnia, high blood pressure, anxiety, and a possibly weakened immune system. It can also contribute to health conditions such as depression, obesity, and heart disease.

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Employee's Workplace, Entrepreneur's Workplace, New Worker

5 Tips to Help You Sleep Better

Believe me, this article has long been due. I went over to a friend’s and had this photograph of me taken when I woke up. It wasn’t planned funny enough. If you know me too well, you would know that I don’t joke with my sleep.

I must confess, in the past I was so in love with my bed, but that was lazy and also not good for my health because I had regular headaches.

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How to Stay Positive and Mean it

Saying something positive can go a long way in life. It can affect your entire week. So many people talk about staying motivated but barely know how to go about it. Staying positive is the best approach to life most especially because it reduces any form of anxiety that may lead to health related problems.

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Employee's Workplace, New Worker

11 Tips For Managing Stress

The journey of life can be stressful and demanding, I admit. It is even worse with modern day life. The workplace cannot be left out, it unknowingly becomes stressful if you fail to handle stress properly and make the best of it.

The biggest mistake you will make is accepting that stress is a way of life. No, it isn’t. It may be unavoidable, but its negative effects can be curtailed.

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