How-To: Find a Mental Health Balance at Work

Ask For Wiggle Room-
Mental Health America advises: Ask for flexibility. Flex time and telecommuting are quickly becoming established as necessities in today’s business world, and many companies are ... more 
Ask For Wiggle Room-
Mental Health America advises: Ask for flexibility. Flex time and telecommuting are quickly becoming established as necessities in today’s business world, and many companies are drafting work/life policies. If you ask, they might allow you to work flexible hours or from home a day a week. Research shows that employees who work flexible schedules are more productive and loyal to their employers. Savvy says: Many employeers are adopting flexible arrangements to compensate for their lack of compensation increases. Talk to your manager. less 
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Tue, Nov 8, 2011 5:29 PM EST
Never ending work to-do lists breed stress. It's a fact of adult life. We race to get to work on time and fight to get ahead or make a mark. If you find your blood boiling amid deadlines and piles of paper decode your stressors, focus on your strengths, tidy up and then try these simple (but stress-crushing!) tips from Mental Health America.



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