Frantically busy? Stress has been called “today’s essential badge of status and success”. In fact, stress sparks such awe that analysts talk of “stress envy”.
Stress envy means the office workaholic verging on burnout could be treated as a role model. Apparently, it is impressive to be wedded to 24-hour connectivity. Apparently, it is cool to multitask like a maniac, yapping into a mobile phone while grappling with social media updates and directing the intern.
Such intense displays of commitment can be seen as bragging because they show the showoff is in demand – a winner. Read more at the Sydney Morning Herald..
Does your office feel small, even poky? If so, take heart because you can easily make it feel roomier without taking a sledgehammer to the walls.
“It just takes some creative thinking about what makes spaces look lighter, brighter, and bigger,” says staging professional Amy Bly. Without much toil, Bly says, you can make the room where you work look “several times more spacious and cheerier”. Read more at the Sydney Morning Herald…