Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Work Stress

Researchers found that people who checked and responded to email most often had higher heart rates and stress levels. Getting up and walking over to someone’s desk also offered some stress-reducing benefits.
 Maybe you can’t eliminate email from your job, but you can decrease the frequency with which you check it. Consider reading and responding to emails once an hour — and letting coworkers know about your plan so they can adjust their expectations.

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