It’s no joke that we can turn to alcohol in times of stress, and for some it's a slippery slope.
With more people working remotely there is less separation, between work and home.
When telecommuting, there is no physical transition between work life and home life, and the lines between personal and professional, can get blurred.
You as an employee, have more freedoms and can more easily hide behind a computer screen. On the other hand, managers may reach out for assistance during non working hours, so you might feel like you are always on. This may stress you out, feeling the need to fight or flight all the time.
In addition, these uncertain times bring up feelings of loneliness, boredom, fear, depression and anxiety. Alcohol is often marketing as the cure to these emotions.
If you’ve already been overindulging in alcohol, you may be feeling the mental strain of consuming a depressant and the hangxiety that follows. This creates a...