Workplace Mental Health

How to Manage Workplace Stress

If you suspect that your stressful job is negatively affecting your physical and emotional health, research shows you are probably right. Workplace stress is linked to poor eating and sleeping habits, heart disease, high blood pressure, anxiety, depression, and job burnout [1, 2]. Alarmingly, an Indiana University Kelley School of Business study found that workers who have high-stress jobs and little control over their work have an increased risk of premature death [3].

If you are experiencing […]

SmartCounseling2020-01-14T06:49:29+00:00January 2nd, 2020|Anxiety, Depression, Stress, Workplace Mental Health|

Age 50+ workers are seeking money and meaning

A Merrill Lynch study says that nearly three out of four (72%) pre-retirees over the age of 50 say that their ideal retirement will include working. Whether because of longer life expectancy, the decline of employer pensions, financial need, or search for fulfillment, it is increasingly common for people to reject the old model of a work-free retirement. Instead, older workers are seeking meaningful work with flexible hours, part-time schedules, or self-employment.

A Gallup study of people […]

SmartCounseling2020-01-14T07:00:52+00:00December 6th, 2019|Workplace Mental Health|