Is Your Job Putting Your Health At Risk? 8 Ways To Survive Cubicle Lifestyle And Take Care Of Your Health.

Dumb Little Man

Instead we work in offices and many of us automatically assume that cubicle jobs are harmless to our health. Workplace Health Business Energy How To Stress Happiness Many of us don't do physical labor for a living. After all we don't carry, lift, move or do anything that requires serious muscle work. All we use are our brain and our hands to move, create and enter data into a computer.

Are Eu-Stressing or Dis-Stressing?

Professional Assistant Blog

Home About Me Advertise Are Eu-Stressing or Dis-Stressing? Do you feel tired and stressed throughout each work day? Unfortunately, stress is always going to be a part of our lives. The only people that are not stressed are the ones that arent alive. There are actually two different types of stress - distress and eustress. Eustress is the type of stress that makes you feel good.

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5 Ways To Combat Stress At Work

Productivity Bits

A survey says that 40% of American workers report that their job are very or extremely stressful. Stress is a factor that we need to manage. There is no job that is stress-proof. It is a fact that, as office-workers, we go through some stressful situations in the many aspects of our office life. Here are some ways to keep stress at bay. Your desk might be one of the biggest sources of your stress. Get Life Outside Of The Cubicle.

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Contest: Best Stress Tips - Win $1500

Professional Assistant Blog

Home About Me Advertise Contest: Best Stress Tips - Win $1500 By The Professional Assistant on Thursday, October 02, 2008 Filed Under: Productivity D o you feel stressed at work? People get stressed all of the time. Getting rid of stress in your life can make you more productive , keep you healthy and even keep you sane. Read my post on the difference between good and bad stress.

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Is There an Addict in the Cubicle Next Door?

On The Job

I debated writing this post, but after watching stress taking it's toll on everyone in this country because of the economy and the heated political atmosphere, I think it's important that we all make a promise to look out for one another. Addiction doesn't reside just on the street corner with junkies looking for the next fix -- it's also in the meeting rooms and boardrooms and cubicles where we work.

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Is the Green-Eyed Monster in Your Cubicle?

45 Things

The green-eyed monster now rears itself not on the playground, but in the cubicle. Marcia Reynolds , a psychologist and executive coach, says that a difficult economy can often exacerbate the jealousy we feel for others at work, because when we're under stress and feel our security is threatened, we become more emotionally sensitive. "We When I was in grade school, every year I had to put up with someone I'll call "Mary" in my classes.

Ten Rules Guaranteed to Cause You Less Stress

On The Job

I know you're stressed. Dwight" has inhabited the cubicle next to you for three very, very long years. Tags: workplace advice the office cubicle dwight humor at work ok workplace rules human resources it's okay career advice free career advice Anita Bruzzese It's Friday. TGIF, right? You've put in some long hours, dedicated yourself to the job and figured out a way to whittle your lunch tab down to $1.25 (ketchup put into hot water makes tomato soup, right?).

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Workers Behaving Badly: Why Our Stress May be Bringing Out the Worst in Us

On The Job

It was a horrible, stressful time, but it seemed to bring out the best in us. Of course, much of that is due to the enormous stress in both our private and professional lives. So, today, I want you to think about the person in the cubicle next door or down the hall. Tags: gossip at work friends at work office politics stress how can i layoffs economy business Anita Bruzzese After 9/11, I was struck by the sense of caring we showed for one another.

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Is Stress Making You Want to Kiss Your Job Goodbye?

45 Things

Helpful information and advice from Americas favorite workplace columnist About Anita Blog Books Syndicated Column Interviews Career Links Contact Monday, June 1, 2009 Is Stress Making You Want to Kiss Your Job Goodbye? I feel like I can jump from cubicle to cubicle across the world, being a fly, er, spider on the wall. One of the things I know for sure -- from following people on Twitter and from interviewing them -- is that there is a lot of stress in the workplace.

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The Habit Of Getting Things Done

Productivity Bits

Money might be the number one cause of stress but that factor is closely associated with the lack of work. Work has been a part of human’s life and so is stress. For as long as there is work, there is going to be stress intertwined with it. Mastering the art of stress-free productivity requires it (emphasis mine). Obviously, to become productive, you have to eliminate stress or minimize it at least. You want to eliminate stress associated with your work?

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On the Job by Anita Bruzzese: Workplace Anxiety Disorder Impacts.

45 Things

What about the guy in the cubicle next to yours refusing to take off his headphones so you can ask him a question? Let me give you an example: I have a supervisor in the cubicle next to mine, and I was so fearful that she was judging me as incompetent, lazy and stupid that I could not ask a question of the person at the desk next to me," Lemley says. I tend to carry stress in my chest, and that makes my back tense.

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Hands Hurt From Typing?

Professional Assistant Blog

Heres a product that will help you feel better and relieve pain, carpal tunnel syndrome and repetitive stress injury. 0comments for this post Post a Comment Post a Comment Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Subscribe to Posts via Feed Subscribe to Posts via Email Featured Posts Write An Effective Out Of Office Assistant Message Cubicle Etiquette Get A Job With A Thank You Letter How to Copy Tables from Word to Powerpoint Want to Decorate Your Cubicle/Office?

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Are You Afraid to Talk to Your Boss?

Professional Assistant Blog

By The Professional Assistant on Tuesday, August 28, 2007 Filed Under: Organize A re you afraid to talk to your boss about your workload - if you really do feel stressed about the workload that you have? Home About Me Advertise Are You Afraid to Talk to Your Boss? Try using the "Compliment Sandwich" method. Youd be amazed of how well it works and helps you negotiate the only thing that you really can negotiate - time!

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How Assistants Can Have Staying Power

Office Dynamics

Offices can be hectic, deadlines can be tight, and stress can be sky-high. Offices can sometimes seem like the last place you’d expect to find bursts of creativity, but sometimes the most innovative, visionary, and fun ideas come out of boring, beige cubicles.

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Tips to Creating an Effective Study Space

Dumb Little Man

Some might look for a small space like a cubicle. However, studying for long hours can be exhausting and stressful. Are you not able to study at home due to a lot of distractions around? Are you not able to focus just because of those uncomfortable sofas or less leg space?

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Redefining Office Culture To Boost Employee Satisfaction and Productivity

Dumb Little Man

The 1970s introduced The Cubicle – as I like to call “The Bullpen Plus.” The cubicle offered privacy, improving employee satisfaction in the grand scheme of things. The cubicle quickly became associated with cost-cutting and layoffs. Consequently, the average cubicle shrank in size by up to 50% from the mid-80s to the mid-90s. Employees in poor health are almost three times as likely to experience high stress.

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7 Ways to Stay Sane During the Holidays

45 Things

Here's a story I did for Gannett/USAToday on getting a better handle on holiday stress: Before the recession hit, work during the holiday season often slowed down a bit. Workers are forever being reminded of how lucky they are to have a job, and stress is growing. In a recent study by CompPsych , two-thirds of employees say their stress levels are high; 29 percent say they come to work too stressed to be effective on five or more days a year, up 10 percentage points from last year.

5 Quick Fixes To Improve Your Mental Health

Dumb Little Man

Avoid stress. Stress can come in many forms. You may not even realise you are suffering from stress, but the accumulation of small and frequent negative thoughts and energy can have a negative impact on your physical health very quickly. Stress can cause extreme fatigue, depression, negative feelings, hair loss, weight loss/gain, infertility, muscle pains and poorly functioning internal organs. You should try and identify what could be causing stress in your life.

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Working From Home: Is it Worth it?

Dumb Little Man

See Also: Keep Calm and Don’t Stress: Recognizing and Preventing Job Burnout. You’re not very good at managing stress. It would only make you more stressed to have the extra responsibility on your plate. You enjoy being able to wheel your chair over to the next cubicle to chat with your coworkers. We’ve all fantasized about trading in our demanding office hours, gossiping coworkers, and overbearing bosses for a work from home gig.

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Feeling Like What You Do Is Never Enough

On The Job

That means you start fighting with your spouse, you yell at your kids, you begin to hate the guy in the cubicle next to yours and you begin to ignore the boss, who you hate more than anyone. Tags: long work hours overwork job stress work/life balance Why are you working so much? C'mon, I know it's true. You're on your Blackberry at the dinner table, you get up at 4 a.m. just to answer a few e-mails and you've never been in a car without the cell phone to your ear.

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Deepak Chopra: "Get Outside Yourself"

45 Things

I'm glad to say the interview went off without a hitch, and this is the column I did for Gannett/USA Today: You may think that your complaining boss or whining co-workers — or even the gloomy cubicle where you labor — are the reasons why you're not happy at work. He suggests that when you have a stressful thought, such as thinking you'll never get the promotion or a new job, try to assess how that thought makes you feel.

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Productivity Nuggets Of The Week (September 11 2010)

Productivity Bits

Your home-office is an important part of your daily life – whether you are working from home or working full time in an office (or if you are like most knowledge workers, that is a cubicle). Although this addresses the needs of the telecommuters, most of the tips are likewise applicable to the cubicle dwellers. How To Reduce Job Stress And Increase Work Productivity – Negative stress at work can kill productivity. Copyright © 2011 Marlon Ribunal.

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The 6 Best Green Buildings Materials for Offices

Eco-Office Gals

Workers can indulge in their new green offices sooner, and construction workers undergo less stress from rushing to meet deadlines. Say goodbye to dreary cubicles and hello to bright, open spaces. Employees want refreshing spaces that are attractive in their design and health benefits. Green materials tend to contain less harmful chemicals than standard ones, making office air purer and healthier for the body.

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Live Life to Its Fullest: 39 Ways to Live and Not Merely Exist

Dumb Little Man

Get out of your cubicle. Break free from the cubicle environment, and do your work on a laptop in a coffee shop, on a boat or in a log cabin. It’s a bad habit to try to control others as it will only lead to stress and unhappiness for yourself and those you try to control. “The proper function of man is to live – not to exist.” ” – Jack London.

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Simple Ways to Create a Sustainable Outdoor Office Space

Eco-Office Gals

For decades, you could walk into any office in the country and see much the same thing — individual cubicles, shuttered windows and fluorescent lighting. First, being out in nature lowers stress levels, at least according to a study by the Society for Public Health Education. They found workers who got a chance to spend some time outside experienced or perceived less stress than those confined to an office during the day.

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The Middle

45 Things

There are some steps to take when you feel you're getting caught in the middle of a cubicle tiff and you want to handle it as professionally -- and maturely -- as possible. fight at work stress get along with co-workers career advice caught in middle Anita BruzzeseOne of the most uncomfortable situations at work is when two co-workers don't get along -- and you somehow get caught in the middle.

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Podcast 114: Organizing systems for growth

Clutter Coach

If you have a cubicle you can get away with more clutter since you’re the main one who sees it, but not when you’re sitting in the open. Whether people realize it or not, visual clutter is distracting and stressful. by Listen or subscribe here: iTunes ? Stitcher ?. Soundcloud ? YouTube ? Google Play You can leave a review here! ?. This is Podcast 114 and it’s about organizing systems to cope with growth and change.

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Minimizing Distractions to Increase Productivity

Simple Productivity Blog

There are many reasons for them such as hunger, sleeplessness, boredom and more personal problems such as stress. You can act on them by keeping snacks at hand, mixing boring with interesting tasks, getting enough sleep by getting to bed earlier in the evening and finding ways to evade and change the things that stress us out. This post was written by a guest author. If you want to guest post on this blog, check out the guest post guidelines.

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The Yin and Yang of Freelancing

Small Business Labs

In exchange, they have to deal with the stress, hard work and uncertainty. I love the freelance life and would never go back to a cubicle. However, Freelancing is often stressful, and sometimes downright scary. New Data Reveals Why Freelance Writers are Smart from the Make a Living Writing blog provides an excellent summary of the information contained in the 2013 MBO Partners State of Independence report.

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Administrative Procedures Manual - Does Your Department Need One?

Professional Assistant Blog

You have to share your secrets with us, if you are not feeling stressed, which I hope you are not. Posted on 21 April, 2010 5:09 AM Post a Comment Post a Comment Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Subscribe to Posts via Feed Subscribe to Posts via Email Featured Posts Write An Effective Out Of Office Assistant Message Cubicle Etiquette Get A Job With A Thank You Letter How to Copy Tables from Word to Powerpoint Want to Decorate Your Cubicle/Office?

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How to Copy Tables from Word to Powerpoint

Professional Assistant Blog

Now you can show your boss the new presentation that they were asking for, without getting your stress level up. 0comments for this post Post a Comment Post a Comment Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Subscribe to Posts via Feed Subscribe to Posts via Email Featured Posts Write An Effective Out Of Office Assistant Message Cubicle Etiquette Get A Job With A Thank You Letter How to Copy Tables from Word to Powerpoint Want to Decorate Your Cubicle/Office?

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3 Things To Do This Month for Your Career

45 Things

We huddle a little more deeply into our cubicle, and think more about what soup to order for lunch rather than how to energize our careers. Stressed? I'm looking at my garden, noting all the flowers that have started to die as we move into the fall season. It's not been below 80 degrees, but already one of my trees is started to lose its leaves. At this time of year, many of us are dealing with back-to-school chaos or taking the last days of warm weather to go on vacation.

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How to Deal with Annoying Coworkers

Eat Your Career

If you share a cubicle wall, inquire about switching desk locations. Anxiety, depression and stress can all influence the way you feel about your environment and how you react to others. We’ve all had coworkers who just rub us the wrong way. Maybe they have some annoying habit that gets under your skin. Maybe they don’t follow the same social “rules” you follow. Maybe they’re just different. Annoying or not, you still have to work with these people.

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How Your Daily Rituals Can Set The Tone Of Productivity

Productivity Bits

The more aggressive you are driving, the more likely you get into stressful driving situations. You don’t want your daily commute to become a source of stress. W hat do you do when you first sit in the morning at the office or your cubicle? Copyright © 2011 Marlon Ribunal. Visit the original article at [link]. Post written by Marlon Ribunal. Follow me on t witte r. Author's Note: This is the Second Part of the Series " The 3 Fundamental Principles Of Productivity "].

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How to Organize Your Desk

Office Dynamics

Unkempt work spaces are becoming a productivity issue as offices become more cramped and cubicles replace private offices. It creates undo extra stress. In the long run, you will save yourself hours (even days), frustration and stress. Organizational Skills - Clean Up Your Stuff! Messy desks are no longer just an office eyesore. Employers are grappling with how to stop slovenly desk habits from denting morale or hurting professionalism.

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3 Ways to Better Connect With Co-Workers

45 Things

Work will be less stressful. Move around periodically, stopping to compliment a great super hero poster in someone's cubicle or say, "I'm headed to Starbucks -- anyone want to tag along?" If you could spend 40 to 50 hours per week with a handful of (living) people, who would you pick? Chances are you are going to say your significant other, best friend, some famous actor or actress and possibly even your favorite bartender.

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Why that Toxic A**Hole Gets to Keep His Job

45 Things

If you're in the workplace, you're probably exposed to toxicity not through some chemicals or bad water -- but because of the person sitting in the next cubicle. When you hear the word "toxic," are you filled with the warm fuzzies? Certainly not. When you hear the word, you think of poison. Maliciousness. But guess what? A new study released today by Fierce, Inc. finds that there are toxic people in workplace, and they're causing a lot of harm.

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Too Many People Need Your Help At Once?

Professional Assistant Blog

The best way to deal with stressful situations like this is to stop, take a breath and relax for a few minutes. Just getting out the tension will release any anxiety and stress you may have. Home About Me Advertise Too Many People Need Your Help At Once? By The Professional Assistant on Wednesday, February 13, 2008 Filed Under: Organize , Prioritize , Productivity A re you having difficulty with overcoming a problem?

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Fight or Flight? Dealing with a Difficult Colleague!

Professional Assistant Blog

Currently there is a clerical staff person, sitting in a cubicle right across from me who has made my daily work experience miserable. Lifes too short to stress out! Home About Me Advertise Fight or Flight? Dealing with a Difficult Colleague! By The Professional Assistant on Thursday, March 06, 2008 Filed Under: Job Seeking , Meetings , Office Gossip , Productivity H ave you had or are in a situation where your colleague is making your life miserable?

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Nibbles and Yum-Yums: August 13, 2010

Eat Your Career

First off, if you haven’t seen yet, I’m giving away five copies of my Stress Management Workbook. And the wonderful event was hosted by Charlie Gilkey ( Productive Flourishing ) and Pamela Slim ( Escape From Cubicle Nation ). I’ve been a little remiss in my nibbles as of late so today, I’m sharing a bigger bite that unusual. I hope you’re hungry!! To be entered to win, check out this post (it’s really easy!). Inception Reflections.

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Has The Bubble Burst?

Professional Assistant Blog

Our lives are increasingly hectic and we are bombarded by so much stuff on a daily basis that learning to be productive, so as to handle the stresses of modern life, is a wise move. Home About Me Advertise Has The Bubble Burst? By The Professional Assistant on Monday, March 10, 2008 Filed Under: Organize , Prioritize , Productivity E ditor’s note: This is a guest post by James of Organize IT.

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Top Reasons for Working in Large and Small Companies

Professional Assistant Blog

Trust me, it can be very stressful! Post from: Administrative Assistant 0comments for this post Post a Comment Post a Comment Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Subscribe to Posts via Feed Subscribe to Posts via Email Featured Posts Write An Effective Out Of Office Assistant Message Cubicle Etiquette Get A Job With A Thank You Letter How to Copy Tables from Word to Powerpoint Want to Decorate Your Cubicle/Office?

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E-mails Should Not Be Like a Game of Tennis!

Professional Assistant Blog

Another point I would like to stress is to archive your e-mails for a certain period of time that either you or your company feels would be appropriate. Home About Me Advertise E-mails Should Not Be Like a Game of Tennis! By The Professional Assistant on Monday, January 14, 2008 Filed Under: Client Service , Organize , Prioritize , Productivity Y ou write an e-mail to a staff member about a client having an issue with something.

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