By Marcia Powers
Contributor, Career Services
We have all experienced times during our careers when work is particularly stressful. Work-related stress can mount up quickly when managing multiple projects, meeting deadlines, and keeping up with daily responsibilities. Left to its own devices, it can leave you feeling burned out in a hurry.
People use a variety of different tactics to help them relieve work-related stress throughout their day. Below are three of my personal favorites that I use to help me keep my stress levels in check:
By Ashley Stahl
I was a “yes girl” when I started my career coaching practice in 2013. I’d speak on college campuses every week, stand at booths at college conferences (word of advice to new coaches—don’t do this!), and travel around the country for unpaid speaking engagements in hopes of attracting clients. When you let yourself run on empty for too long, it takes a lot to fill your tank back up. My burnout impacted my business, and I thank my lucky stars I was able to bounce back. But many people don’t. Burnout can be expensive. Here’s what it can cost you.
By Adrienne Erin
Contributor, Online Career Tips
Many experts believe that it’s important to give into your body’s natural rhythms and preferences. If you’re not meant to be a morning person, it’ll tell you. Read on if you need more proof that you can snooze without losing.
If its the end of the day and your task list is still several blocks long, and you don't have the resources to get them done on time, it may be time to tap out. While your manager is aware of your workload, they may not realize the actual scope of what's involved.