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Decrease Stress at Work

Want to Decrease Stress at Work? Take a Pause

Four Ways to Immediately Diffuse Cumulative Stress

Most of the time, I’m a relatively positive person. But right before leaving for a much-needed five-day vacation a few months ago, I had a meltdown that would have given a toddler a run for the money. During the previous few months, way too much time had been spent at work dealing with stressful situations over multiple weekends. Couldn’t remember the last time I had a full day off.

Things started to go awry when I couldn’t check into my flight online. What should have been a five-minute fix by the airline turned into an hour on the line with a customer service agent. All while I started to worry about being late for an appointment about 20 miles away in Atlanta just as rush hour approached…

 

Published on July 13, 2018
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