Stressed at the office? Try my 25-second self-help DubSmash video

As I’m sure you can imagine, working in the newsroom of a small-town newspaper — where there could be as many as three people all typing simultaneously — can be extremely stressful. Especially when we all send something to the printer at once.

Over the last 16 years, I have developed a coping mechanism to help deal with this pressure-cooker environment. It’s fast, effective and doesn’t require a yoga mat, punching bag or medication. Because I know many of you deal with the same kinds of pressures at your own jobs, and because my editor has left for vacation, I took it upon myself to create a short, self-help video utilizing DubSmash to demonstrate my technique and help others.

Results may vary…

Do YOU have a special technique for dealing with work-related stress? (NOTE: Something other than getting fired…)

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I was a journalist, humor columnist, writer and editor at Siuslaw News for 23 years. The next chapter in my own writer’s journey is helping other writers prepare their manuscript for the road ahead. I'm married to the perfect woman, have four great kids, and a tenuous grip on my sanity...

41 thoughts on “Stressed at the office? Try my 25-second self-help DubSmash video”

  1. I think my comment went to your spam Ned. (two links in it) **Sob** No one ever pays any attention. **Sob** ha!

  2. Me and Little Dude just watched that several times in a row and laughed our asses off.

    Although he keeps saying, “I don’t get it…”

  3. Whenever I feel stress at the office, I just tilt my head back a little and laugh as though I just heard the funniest joke. And now that they’ve duct-taped me to the chair, I don’t fall over backward nearly as often.

      1. either way is fine, i usually recruit my kinders, who will go along with most any crazy happening. they are my perfect people.

No one is watching, I swear...

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