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Secondhand Stress at Work - Zinny Factor
Employee's Workplace, Entrepreneur's Workplace

6 Ways to Avoid Secondhand Stress at Work

Have you ever had the feeling that someone at work has passed down stress to you (secondhand stress)? It could just be a colleague that’s continually complaining about an issue to you.

This is called: secondhand stress.

According to scientists, stress is contagious. This explains why when your colleague is sighing loudly, complaining, shuffling pieces of paper and maybe sending you emails in capital letters to show urgency at work, you automatically feel stressed out and extremely anxious in no minute.

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Mental Health Stress Work - Zinny Factor
Employee's Workplace, Entrepreneur's Workplace, New Worker

Workplace Stress: 8 Ways To Save Your Mental Health

The news we’ve heard lately have shown that we all indeed have to take care of our mental health.  No one is excluded. It’s only important to address ways to relieve stress because it’s a common experience for many workers in today’s busy world.

Chronic stress can result in loss of sleep, high blood pressure, anxiety, and a possibly weakened immune system and can contribute to health conditions such as depression, obesity, and heart disease. All of these affect our mental health. Do not underestimate the power of your job/ work in how it affects your life.

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Nurses working twelve hour shifts - Zinny factor
Employee's Workplace

Finding A Lifeline Through Twelve Hour Nursing Shifts

It’s no secret that few individuals work as hard as those in healthcare dealing with demanding shifts. From doctors to nurses, the hours are long, and the workload is demanding.

Not to mention that the job continues no matter what day of the year it is. The sick always need treating, and you need to be there to treat them.

As a nurse, this workload can be especially challenging to weather. Often, people don’t appreciate just what nurses do, or how hard they work.

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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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