WORKPLACE STRESS ISSUES & NEWS

Workplace Stress. Sometimes the workplace is not all fun and games, but Office Playground is here to help with that. Workplace depression, engagement, productivity, and well-being are serious issues of which we like to keep our readers informed and aware. Plus, we offer tips for adding a bit of fun to your workplace.

Easy Habits to Help Relieve Stress at Work

The holidays can be stressful. There is so much to do, so many people to see, and you still have to go to work. With everything going on, it can take a toll on your well-being and mental health. As

10 Ways to Keep Busy at Work When the Internet Goes Down

Sometimes technology can be your friend. But... what happens when technology turns against you? What if your internet goes down during the workday and it's essential to your business? While the hard working IT folks scramble to resolve the issue as fast as they can, what are you to do? We've put together a list of 10 ways to keep busy when the internet goes down.

Workplace Stress Statistics

Learn something new about the stress statistics in the workplace with our infographic. 

De-Stress in Under 10 minutes

De-Stress in Under 10 minutes
Got 10 minutes? While the path to a stress-free life takes time and commitment, there are a few things you can do every day and in less than 10 minutes to help relieve day-to-day stresses. Here’s what you can do in 10 minutes or less to de-stress!

Trade Show: 5 Reasons to Give Away Office Toys

Trade Show Tips
5 Reasons to Give Away Office Toys
Many years ago, I found my inspiration for starting Office Playground at a trade show. I was working at a trade show consulting firm at the time and my company’s job was to help our clients get as many people to their booth as possible. My boss used to call it, “creating an anthill,” referring, because that’s what it looks like when attendees swarm your trade show booth.

Workplace Stress Leads To Less Productive Employees

Workplace stress article by Karen Higgenbottom explains that stress at work can negatively impact employee productivity. 

Women’s Equality Day

Tomorrow Is Women’s Equality Day!
94 years ago, women in the U.S. were granted the right to vote when the 19th Amendment became law. It was a turning point in the struggle for women’s rights – it took 72 years of campaigning

Can Fun Lead to Better Skin?

A new American study has revealed that stress maybe linked to inflammatory skin conditions, such as acne, psoriasis and rosacea and that too much stress can make inflammatory skin conditions worse.

Workload is a Large Factor in Stress

Ever wonder why you’re feeling so stressed? There are several reasons why we may be feeling overwhelmed. The American Institute of Stress suggests that our stress factors are divided up in the following way:

46 percent — Workload
28 percent — People

Laughing Away Workplace Stress? What A Joke!

Workplace stress can be alleviated through laughter.