Category Archives: Workplace Stress and Trauma

Authenticity in the Workplace

Stand-OutIt probably comes as no surprise to most people that working in a job that allows for personal expression and authentic interaction makes for a much more satisfying work experience.  It can also create a real bond with fellow employees. Continue reading

When Work Lacks Meaning

A couple of colleagues recommended this Strike Magazine article to me. David Graeber, anthropology professor and author,  makes several good points, not the least of which is that there exists a situation where a large number of people in this country and in his own, the UK, (perhaps a majority of people) do not find their work meaningful. Continue reading

Workplace Bullying

Workplace Bullying

 

Bullying is just one of the causes of psychological trauma in the workplace- although one of the largest.  U.S. researchers have recognized the problem for some time but are only just starting to understand the bigger picture of work stress and trauma and its effect on people.  Continue reading