What is Doomscrolling? (And how to stop)

What Is Doomscrolling? (And How to Stop)

Do you catch yourself doomscrolling very often? Before you answer, make sure you understand what “doomscrolling” means. According to Merriam Webster, doomscrolling is a new term “referring to the tendency to continue to surf or scroll through bad news” on your smartphone or computer. The term seems to have originated in 2018, although it might…

How to Give Effective Feedback

Giving effective feedback is a basic managerial skill that some people may find difficult to master. Giving feedback, and particularly critical feedback, can be very difficult for both parties. However, under extraordinary circumstances, such as the coronavirus outbreak, good communication becomes even more important than usual. Misunderstandings, lack of clarity and mismatches in communication styles…

4 Reasons to Avoid the Multitasking Temptation

With a lot of people working from home due to the coronavirus outbreak, multitasking seems more tempting than ever.  We are bombarded with stimuli every day, from social media updates to breaking news on our cellphones and TV, so multitasking seems like a logical response. Actually, there are many good reasons to avoid multitasking, even when it seems so promising.   -Multitasking is Stressful  The…