There seems to be general consensus on this one: some workplaces are a haven to work in and many others are toxic.
Having a workplace where people can thrive is good business, and helps avoid a litany of problems. But, this is not just a one sided topic. Even in mentally healthy workplaces, people can experience severe anxiety.
Severe anxiety at work can be difficult to manage. That’s why when anxiety hits your workplace, it’s good to have an insight into what is potentially going on for your colleagues. Watch Peter Diaz explain to a class of managers and HR managers his past experience of severe anxiety at work.
(Please note: not everyone experiences anxiety the same way, and it is advisable, when appropriate, to find out what it is like for them)
You can read more on Workplace Stress….
- Workplace Stress – what are we really talking about here?
- What Can YOU Do About Stress at Work?
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