&l;p&g;Some 44% of professionals often lose sleep over work, according to &l;a href=&q;http://rh-us.mediaroom.com/2018-03-07-Sleepless-In-Miami-Nashville-And-New-York-Survey-Finds-44-Percent-Of-Professionals-Often-Lose-Sleep-Over-Work&q; target=&q;_blank&q;&g;new research from global staffing firm Accountemps&l;/a&g;. Many are overwhelmed by work volume (50%), have trouble getting a business problem out of their head (48%) or are bugged by a strained coworker relationship (20%).
&q;Work stressors can often follow you home, but try to check them at the door,&q; said Michael Steinitz, executive director of Accountemps, in a press release. &q;If you have too much on your plate, schedule time with your manager to discuss possible solutions to alleviate the pressure, such as delegating work to others, adjusting deadlines or bringing in temporary help.&q;
If work angst is keeping you up at night, here are some strategies for dialing down your stress levels.
&l;strong&g;Find something creative to do when you get overloaded.&l;/strong&g; &a;ldquo;What I do is I play piano,&a;rdquo; says Gene Caballero, co-founder of lawn care company GreenPal. &a;ldquo;It&a;rsquo;s fun, it&a;rsquo;s something I look forward to doing, and playing an instrument has been scientifically proven to engage practically every area of the brain at once, so it gets my mental capacity going. It&a;rsquo;s like a mental full body workout.&a;rdquo;
Best Stocks To Own Right Now: Lakeland Industries, Inc.(LAKE)
- [By Ethan Ryder]
Alpine Woods Capital Investors LLC reduced its position in Lakeland Industries (NASDAQ:LAKE) by 40.0% during the 1st quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 15,010 shares of the medical instruments supplier’s stock after selling 10,000 shares during the quarter. Alpine Woods Capital Investors LLC owned about 0.18% of Lakeland Industries worth $194,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.
Best Stocks To Own Right Now: United Insurance Holdings Corp.(UIHC)
- [By Shane Hupp]
United Insurance (NASDAQ:UIHC) announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday. The insurance provider reported $0.40 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.38 by $0.02, Bloomberg Earnings reports. United Insurance had a return on equity of 9.16% and a net margin of 2.05%. The company had revenue of $182.36 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $178.33 million.
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- [By Dan Caplinger]
Thursday ended in the red for most major benchmarks on Wall Street, with the Dow trading down by triple digits at times before climbing back toward the close. After having bounced back sharply in recent days, stocks seemed to lose upward momentum, and interest rate fears returned to the market. The yield on the 10-year Treasury bond once again moved above the 2.9% mark, and shorter-term Treasurys had yields reach levels they haven’t seen in years. Yet even though the overall market was ready to take a break, some companies still enjoyed good news that lifted their shares. Bank of New York Mellon (NYSE:BK), Snap-on (NYSE:SNA), and Rigel Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:RIGL) were among the best performers on the day. Here’s why they did so well.