Let’s face it, we live in an anxious culture. The combination of overstimulation from every direction, coupled with the pressure to be as efficient as possible, have produced a culture of increasingly nervous individuals. We can’t relax. And it’s taking its toll on our mental health. It doesn’t help that our society rewards this type of behavior (who out there isn’t being constantly encouraged to exceed last month’s numbers, or squeeze just one more project into an already packed schedule?)
Ok, we know this- but what can leaders and their teams do to reduce anxiety in their workplace right now? Mental health expert, Thai Nguyen gives us some excellent practical tips in his article, “7 Simple Practices That Will Help You Beat Everyday Anxiety”.