STRESS IN THE KNOWLEDGE AGE
The pace of change has overtaken our pace of adaptation
The evolving nature of work demands less from the body and more from the mind – meaning the mind is becoming a greater victim of occupational hazards.
LEADING THROUGH TRAUMA
Four workplace factors helped survivors of a terror attack return to work
The strength of the relationship between mental distress & leader support was almost equal to that between mental distress & physical distance from the bombing.
THE ROOT OF FEAR: UNCERTAINTY
Fearing the worst is worse than knowing the worst
The stress response didn't rise with the certainty of getting an electric shock -- it rose with its uncertainty.
INCREASE YOUR SENSE OF CONTROL
Control attention, space and time
Your immediate environment holds disproportionate power over your experience of reality. What happens immediately around you has a much bigger impact on you than what happens a little further away.