The five books you’ll want to read if you’re stressed at work
Every week, Business Insider collates interesting books to read which provide an outlook on career and professional growth. This week we bring interesting books that help manage workplace stress.
Here a few such books.
Managing Stress In The Workplace: How To Get Rid Of Stress At Work And Live A Longer Life by Joe Martin
The book talks about the reasons why workplace stress affects the human mind and how to deal with it. It focuses on methods that help build passion for work by overcoming hurdles and roadblocks.
The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin
The author introspects on “What do I want from life, anyway?” and figures that she wants to be happy. She realises that "Time is passing, and I’m not focusing enough on the things that really matter”. She then decides on a ‘happiness project’ — which helps find inner peace.
The Secret Life of Organisations by Shalini Lal & Pradnya Parasher
The book shows the unknown side of a career. “Doing well in your workplace is as much about knowing how your organization functions as it is about understanding your job and yourself,” it says.
Lal and Parasher are two HR experts who tell us how to transition from a student to a working professional, understand work cultures and other challenges.
Emotional Intelligence: Why it Can Matter More Than IQ by Daniel Goleman
Emotional Intelligence by Daniel Goleman shows the correlation between human intelligence and emotions. The book talks about how emotions play a crucial role in influencing thought process, decision making and success in life.
It explains the process and potential reasons behind impulsive reactions, anger, and anxiety. It also speaks about qualities that help a person to excel at workplace — both rationally and emotionally.
The Sleep Revolution by Ariana Huffington
Amid the always-on work culture, The Sleep Revolution talks about the consequences of