Being nice is tiring

Are you often interrupted by your colleagues for social reasons? Discuss with one another how a friendly culture can be maintained without negatively affecting your stress level. Define a behavior: how can we signal a neutral way that we don’t have time to talk right now? 
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Happier at work

Being nice is tiring

We want our door to be always open to our colleagues – but what does that do to us? Gloria Mark and her associates discovered that interruptions do not affect quality or the time it takes to finish a task. On the other hand, it affects our health – we work faster and experience greater stress and frustration in order to make up for the interruption. How do you give yourself more control over your work situation without ruining the friendly atmosphere?