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American jobs are grueling, according to a newly published RAND survey.

For the first time in 2015, the nonprofit think tank asked its nationally representative survey panel about their attitudes toward the workplace. “The portrait that emerges is of a workplace that is taxing on a lot of dimensions,” says Nicole Maestas, an associate professor at Harvard Medical School and the lead author of the study, which was published Aug. 14.

“It’s hectic, fast-paced, and jobs can be emotionally and physically taxing.

”Other burdens, like working under time pressure, were more evenly distributed among those who did and did not graduate from college, though in different forms: Non-graduates were more likely to work at high speeds, while graduates were more likely to face deadline pressure. It’s hectic, fast-paced, and jobs can be emotionally and physically taxing.”

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https://qz.com/1050525/the-latest-rand-survey-paints-a-disturbing-portrait-of-the-american-workplace/

Feeling Stuck? 10 ways to free yourself

Feeling stuck? This is more common than you may realize. We have what we need to move forward. But if you try too hard to just get out of it you’ll get even more stuck. You wont be able to break free by digging deeper.

Here are 10 suggestions to help you learn from this stuck place. These include facing your fears; change your routine; take small steps towards change; look for how you have gotten into this place and be honest with yourself.

Read more: http://www.planetofsuccess.com/blog/2016/feeling-stuck-in-life-10-powerful-ways-to-free-yourself/

Why you should never tell someone to relax

Here is an interesting article on how to interact with someone who is stressed out. Do not tell them to just relax or its no big deal. These type of statements just stress people out more. Try to use open ended questions so people can decide what they want to share. You’re also letting them know you are willing to listen. Examples of open ended statements are : how are you?, would you like to talk?.

Read more http://www.wsj.com/articles/why-you-should-never-tell-someone-to-relax-1471370408

American jobs are grueling, according to a newly published RAND survey.

For the first time in 2015, the nonprofit think tank asked its nationally representative survey panel about their attitudes …

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