Happy New Year! This is as good a time as any to proactively address stress in the workplace. Even this week, the first full week back in the office for many people, the to do list is growing, the emails are picking up speed and those relaxing vibes from the holidays seem “so last year.”

But this year, don’t start down that road that begins with stress, anxiety, tiredness  and frustration and often ends in burnout.

Written by a former corporate real estate professional, this article in Salon provides some useful tips and very practical approaches to warding off overload.

We are going to be talking a lot this year about all aspects of employee wellness, because there is more research that points indisputably toward benefits for people and the organization when employees are not only working as hard as they can, but feeling as good as they can about the work they are doing.