Bad Communication And Bullying Throttle Up Stress

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Those vulnerable to mental illness are in greater jeopardy if their workplace is unsafe. Toxic environments polluted by bullies, stigma and other threats can push people over the brink. Working from home makes challenges even more complex. Counselor, psychologist and mental health advocate Faith Mathenge talked about these and related issues on the job with Dr. Joachim Mabula, a senior medical advisor and founder and CEO of Settled Minds, during an Africa Tweet Chat. Mathenge believes employees can take the initiative to create safe places at work. “They should identify problems at their workplaces and solve them with their employers…...

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Jim Katzaman Jim Katzaman is a manager at Largo Financial Services. A writer by trade, he graduated from Lebanon Valley College, Pennsylvania, with a Bachelor of Arts in English. He enlisted in the Air Force and served for 25 years in public affairs – better known in the civilian world as public relations. He also earned an Associate’s Degree in Applied Science in Public Affairs. Since retiring, he has been a consultant and in the federal General Service as a public affairs specialist. He also acquired life and health insurance licenses, which resulted in his present affiliation with Largo Financial Services. In addition to expertise in financial affairs, he gathers the majority of his story content from Twitter chats. This has led him to publish about a wide range of topics such as social media, marketing, sexual harassment, workplace trends, productivity and financial management. Medium has named him a top writer in social media.

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