Have you ever had a day where you feel like you don’t want to be at work, where your coworkers are on your last nerve, and you just want to go back to sleep? Don’t lie. We have all been there.
Sometimes all you need is a little laugh and the day will get much better. Sarcasm is the key to your survival.
According to The American Institute of Stress, the main causes of stress include lack of job security is around 6%, 20% is from juggling work and personal lives, 28% is from people issues and 46% of our daily stress is our workload. So, Americans have confirmed in through many studies and surveys that their stress is without a doubt caused by stress, pressures, and fears about their jobs.
In a recent survey, it has indicated that 42% of people are yelled at and suffer from verbal abuse at the workplace, where 65% of workers surveyed say that their stress from work has caused them major problems. Also, 62% of the workers surveyed indicated that they leave work every day with neck pain, 44% said that their eyes get stressed-out the longer they work, 12% also said that their hands hurt with the same number calling in sick because of the stress their job causes. 34% of the workers surveyed said that they have trouble sleeping, but I bet that’s not really accurate, and half of the surveyed worker population say that they skip lunch because they are trying to keep up with the demands of their job.
Don’t get me wrong, some people thrive on urgent, high-stress situations, where others become overwhelmed.
But sarcasm is actually very good to have at the workplace. Scientific American has researched that sarcasm enhances creativity in the office. This is because the brain has to think harder to understand sarcasm than regular speech. In Scientific American, it states that “To either create or understand sarcasm, tone must overcome the contradiction between the literal and actual meanings of the sarcastic expressions. This process that activates, and is facilitated by, abstraction, which in turn promotes thinking.” Pretty cool, huh?
So, here are some funny memes about work that every worker can relate to at some point in their career. Get a good laugh in today and maybe there will be some memes that you can bring to the office to share …Continue Reading