What to Try: “Back-to-Office Anxiety? Keep Your Stress In Check and Avoid Feeling ‘Lost in the Familiar'”

Back-to-Office Anxiety? Keep Your Stress In Check and Avoid Feeling Lost in the Familiar

“Just as fear is contagious, so too is optimism, joy, gratitude, humor and courage.  So make a conscious decision to be a source of positivity in your team. Get the ball rolling before you even return to the office by inviting everyone to share what they’ve missed most. Once you’re back, make a point of having fun and find light-hearted ways to laugh about the transition, including the frustrations. Consider setting up a RWP (Return to Work-Place) ‘mishaps’ sharing forum or have a funny mask day each week. A recent study found that people are more motivated to return to work to see work colleagues than to secure face-time with their boss. Think of your ideal team mate…and emulate them!”

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