Help, My Job is Killing Me! Work and Losing the Will to Live

Really unhappy at work and feel like your job is slowing killing you? If you are losing the will to live, it’s a serious issue. Editor and lead writer Andrea Blundell explores. *if you are feeling like you might really hurt yourself or others, please call emergency services or go to the nearest A&E. If … [Read Entire Story]

Female, Over 30, and Anxious? It Could Be “Menopause Anxiety”

For decades, anxiety in middle-aged women was dismissed as female temperament, or despair over loss of youth. It was finally conceded that women, too, could have a midlife crisis. Yet modern studies show that women become happier as they age, while men do don’t. So then why the discrepancy? It turns out the cause is often the … [Read Entire Story]

The Myth of Workplace Stress and 5 Habits You Need Now

For decades now, psychologists and social scientists have been waving a red flag about stress in the workplace. The last big government study in 2012 showed that in the UK a shocking 40% of employees experienced work-related stress. But while the workplace undoubtedly has its challenges, is it really the sole source of the rising … [Read Entire Story]

Cognitive Enhancers – “Smart Drugs” or Plain Stupid?

The rise of “smart drugs” How many of us dream of an easy way to do better in life and work harder, faster, and longer? A lot, if the rise in use of unprescribed cognitive enhancer drugs is anything to go by. Commonly prescribed for ADHD, prescription drugs like Ritalin and Adderall are now being sourced and … [Read Entire Story]

Bullying in the Workplace – A Case Study

When Susan* began working at her new job, it wasn’t long before she realised that something wasn’t right between her and her manager. What began as feeling a bit picked on began to become a constant source of stress for her, until she knew it wasn’t in her head anymore. It turns out that Susan … [Read Entire Story]

How to get along with a difficult boss

A “bad” boss can turn the office environment into an unbearable workplace! If your boss behaves badly at work, then it’s up to you to change this situation. In many companies, people in a higher position may be constantly and intentionally screaming at you without any reason. But, if you just stand it and do nothing, this situation will not change, but it will become even worse. The following tips can help you re-think the way you can deal… [Read Entire Story]