When No One Listens: Abused At Work

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When someone is bullied or sexually harassed at work.

They need an apology, validation and acknowledgement to begin their recovery.

These are often hard to come by.

But, they are a powerful antidote to abuse on-the-job.

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Help For Exhausted Workers

Sleeping at Work, Tired at Work

Tired?

Dragging yourself around in the morning?

Pushing hard with no break in sight?

Maybe you aren’t just tired.

It could be more—maybe you’re just flat-out exhausted.

Here’s what to do if you’ve hit the wall at work.

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What To Do About Poor Performance Reviews

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If you’ve had a tough-to-take performance review, you’re probably smarting.

It’s normal to feel upset but you can survive poor performance feedback and live to tell the tale.

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Signs Your Job is A Good Fit or Not

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Finding a job and finding a job you are happy at, can be two different things.

And, signing on with the wrong company can  have negative health effects in the long term.

Here are some ways to tell if your

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Holding Grudges At Work

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Holding a grudge at work?

Your boss or a co-worker hurt or betrayed you and there’s been no apology.

If still makes you angry when you think about it.

You may be holding a grudge.

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Tis The Season To Be Busy!

Holiday Stress

It’s that time of year.

The holiday bustle brings with it a “To Do List” as long as your arm.

There’s shopping, decorating, parties, and school concerts.

There’s work deadlines, the boss’s expectations and customer issues to deal with.

It

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Get The Most From Your Break

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Taking breaks at work are good for you.

But, many workers, don’t take enough breaks.

And, in some cases, staff may not take them at all.

This habit can lead to exhaustion, burnout and a lack of energy.

New research,

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Anxious At Work?

Work Fear Anxiety

As part of our CBC Vancouver Inspiration Series we highlighted anxiety issues and youth.

But, it’s not just youth who experience this problem.

A large number of workers go to work anxious, or become anxious because of stressors related to

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Are you Mentally Safe at Work?

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Do you feel safe at work? 

Maybe you feel physically safe, especially if you take precautions, including using safety equipment, or protecting yourself from repetitive strain injuries at the office. 

But, what about your psychological safety? 

Keeping psychologically safe

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Embracing The Seasonal Spirit

Embrace Xmas

Getting into the spirit of the season can sometimes be difficult at the best of times. This is particularly true when the focus of the season is spending—buying presents, hosting parties, giving to charity, purchasing decorations and mailing greeting cards.

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