For many, the end of the year holiday season is a great time for celebration, delicious food and family gatherings. But for others it’s a time wrought with stress, worry, anger and sadness.
Posts Tagged: “mental health”
As a government worker, you’ve got to take care of yourself so you’re able to care for the country. How can you practice self-care to reduce stress between now and the presidential transition?
Don’t just stay at your desk to finish your report and simply eat some quickly thrown together meal you made when you rushed to work this morning.
This discussion of language shows not only that words matter, but that we must treat each and every person with the dignity and respect we would like shown to us.
There are so many options in federal government that can make your schedule and stress level more manageable.
There can be a lot of stress at the end of summer. Fall’s coming on fast and that means the extra work of end-of-year campaigns and deadlines, year-end reviews, Election Day, and the holiday season. The blissful summertime quiet of your office is vanishing as your coworkers return from their vacations. And, perhaps your boss has suddenly stopped procrastinating about year-end planning… Read more »
If you’re anything like me, you know this scenario all too well….emails flying back and forth, voicemails and calls to return, multi-tasking at least two different urgent issues, putting out countless fires….then 12:00 rolls around and you think, “I’ll just do one more thing,” which turns into two or three things and by the time… Read more »
We all understand how important it is to maintain frequent, open, and direct communications among IT project team members. In fact, one of the biggest challenges that managers face is in establishing and keeping these lines open. Challenges often arise because, it seems, many IT professionals tend to be introverted – shy about speaking up,… Read more »