Once upon a time, in a faraway land there was a tiny town. In that tiny town was a supermarket. In that supermarket was a young girl who became a slave to the deli meat slicer.
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.
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In the work that I do, I have seen how common interpersonal conflict in the workplace is and the impacts this has on workers psychological health, their productivity and performance.
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.