15 posts by

Dr. Chip Roper

The Epilogue: Coping Mechanisms (Part 8 of 8)

How do people like you cope with work stress? We’ve been asking this question and to this point, we have…

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Stress Is Causing You Stress (Part 7 of 8)

VOCA, the company I lead, has been conducting research into sources of your stress at work.  In this post, we…

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Ambiguity is Causing You Stress (Part 6 of 8)

Ambiguity is causing you stress at work. Not knowing is actually worse than knowing the worst.  I attribute this line…

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Work-Life Imbalance is Causing You Stress (Part 5 of 8)

During the question and answer at a recent workshop, a gentleman asked what he should do about his four-hour daily…

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2 Successful Ways To Conquer Your Job Stress (Part 4 of 8)

If you think your work is more and more defined by stress, you are not alone.  Knowledge@Wharton, the publishing platform…

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The Stress Question: What is Below the Surface of Your Stress? (Part 3 of 8)

What to do?  What to do? What to do? What should you do with the stress you feel about work?…

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What Is Causing You Stress At Work? (Part 2 of 8)

Here’s what I know about your work: Stress at work is common, normal, part of the game for you on the…

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How Do I Overcome Work-Life Stress? (Part 1 of 8)

I couldn’t sleep. So I got out of bed and went into the living room. It was 1 AM on…

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What Am I Supposed To Do For Work? (Part 2 of 2)

Many of my friends, from their teens to their fifties, are still wrestling with the question: “What do I want…

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What Am I Supposed To Do For Work? (Part 1 of 2)

“What do you want to be when you grow up?” This is the question adults use to torment little children….

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