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How To Channel Your Work Anxiety In A Productive Way

How To Channel Your Work Anxiety In A Productive Way

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The Workplace War: Work Anxiety Vs. Stress

Anxiety isn’t the same as stress, but they are related. 

  • Stress is a response to direct external stimuli that goes away when you tackle the problem.
  • But unlike stress, anxiety is impressively self-sufficient. It can happily exist all on its ow...

Instead of trying to calm your way out of anxiety, reframe the feelings as excitement and convert performance-related anxiety into goal-busting arousal congruency—a fancy term for channeling that sense of adrenaline that comes from high-anxiety situations into a positive effort.

Use your anxiety to access feelings of accomplishment

Tim Ferriss recommends going further to manage anxiety-induced low productivity. Set aside three hours to complete one small task, even if that means putting off other urgent tasks. Taking your time to get one thin...

If you switch between tasks, seek distraction, and avoid addressing your goals, it could signal the beginnings of an anxiety episode. 

Closely monitor productivity fluctuations and you’ll essentially develop an early warning system for those anxious feelings. If you reg...

How attached are you to your devices? Nomophobia is the fear of being without a connected device.

The need to be constantly connected to information can skew priorities.  But your productivity should not depend on your ability to get online. 

In fact,...

If your anxiety spikes when you’re unclear of your goal, demanding high-quality feedback is important.

Repeatedly trying to clarify action points can not only hamper productivity, it can make less assertive people feel burdensome to clients.

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