The Risks & Benefits of Venting

The Risks & Benefits of Venting

Social sharing or ‘venting’ to others can have positive effects on well-being as it allows you to share the burden of co-worker disconnection with supportive others. However, there are also also risks when venting.

The aim is to ensure your venting is controlled and purposeful.

Watch this video to learn more…

Venting: a sign of disconnection with a co-worker

Venting: a sign of disconnection with a co-worker

Interactions with people in the workplace can have its ups & downs. 

Some interactions may bring you joy, and leave you feeling energised and happy.  Other interactions may leave you feeling confused, worried and hurt. 

It may be the tone of your colleagues’ voice; a negative comment they have made; ignoring you; or not seeking your feedback on a project.  They may go above you; or look down on you; not respect you; or they’re gossiping about you behind your back.   Whatever it is, if you are left feeling deflated due to a disconnection with a co-worker, it can negatively impact your head space, productivity and performance at work. 

Small but Powerful

Small but Powerful

A few weeks ago I travelled to Sydney for work. I got up at the at ugly time of 3am to get the first flight out of Brissy. As I was waiting at the gate preparing to board, I looked around at my fellow passengers and noticed that I wasn’t the only one feeling a little weary.