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How Dysfunctional Is Your workplace? 4 Signs Of A Toxic Work Environment

Do you feel like you're burning out at work and don't know why? Maybe you love your job and the people you work with but you still don't feel valued. Our workplace is where we spend most of the hours of our day every day. We spend more time with our coworkers than we do with our families. It's the only time we get to utilize the skills and certifications we worked so long and hard to master.

While we could argue why the work system itself could be toxic, right now we're only interested in what we can control and that's finding a work environment that is functional. Here are the signs of a toxic workplace.

Lack Of Work/ Life Balance

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Work is not the priority. Your health and well-being are. While your contribution and your efforts should be valued, they shouldn't replace your personal life. We need to take the time to reingerize by spending time relaxing, bonding with our loved ones, and releasing stres through our preferred activities. This is what helps us then come back to work and do it well.

When work takes over, and an employee feels pressured to sacrifice their life balance in order to meet expectations, then their employer is guilty of enforcing a toxic environment.

Circulating Gossip

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While gossip between employees could be unavoidable, what that gossip reveals can be important. Often employees feel like they have no control over their environment and need to vent about it to each other. Maybe they've tried to bring it up to their superiors and weren't heard.

Rumors and general gossip are equally toxic as they are a sign of immaturity that makes adults look like they're still in high school Rumours can destroy reputations and even careers and if they can't be handled, then they often reflect the environment in which they started.

Lack Of Transparency And Communication

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Employees need to feel secure in their roles through mutual trust between each other and their workplace envioromemt. It's often easy to tell when a company hasn't provided open and honest communication through the way teams operate in the disjointed and incohesive matter.

No one really knows what's going beyond their role or how they can grow to benefit themselves and their company. Just like trust and honesty are the foundations of any relationship, their lack creates a toxic environment.

Unequal Treatment

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If rules are in place and enforced on some, then they should be applicable to all. Environments that play favorites or allow for leniency with the higher-ups while treating junior staff like they don't deserve the same freedom is toxic. Privileges may be earned on a merit level but that process should be made clear and justified.

Standards of conduct should also be applied to everyone and tailored to fit situations that work on a case-by-case basis. When this isn't the case, it's often a sign of narcissistic leadership or even bullying.

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Uplifting

Twins Born Just Minutes Apart End Up Born in Two Different Years

It's as confusing as it sounds

You probably are confused by the title of this story but we assure you, you read it right. This is the story of how two twins who were born just moments apart ended up in two different years. It happens quite often actually and you'll understand once we reveal how. Ot's just a question of timing, much of which is outside anyone's control.

If you've already figured it out, then you likely have a great perspective. If you're still confused, don't worry, we're about to explain everything. And no, there's no time travel involved.

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Just A Matter Of Minutes

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Perhaps the most interesting factor in life is that all it takes for a drastic life change is just a moment. This can be good or bad. In a moment you can lose everything, say the wrong thing, or trip and fall into a lifetime injury. But at the same time, our whole identity is created in moments, such as the moment of your first kiss, the last time you see someone you loved, or the moment you hold your newborn baby for the first time.

This set of twins was born within just minutes of each other. However despite being twins they were born on different days, different months, and even different years.

Did The Hospital Make A Mistake?

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Now it's easy to wonder: "how could this even happen?" Maybe in the heat of the moment, a staff member accidentally wrote the wrong date on the birth certificate or the system made an error.

But the situation was much simpler. What happened was that parents Fatima Madrigal and Robert Trujillo of Greenfield welcomed a son named Alfredo into the world on New Year’s Eve at 11:45 p.m, their local time. Now that part makes sense. What makes this story interesting is that exactly fifteen minutes later, another baby pushed out and the couple welcomed Alfredo’s twin sister Aylin. This put the time of her birth to be on New Year’s Day, a whole day, month, and year ahead of her brother's. Now he can always claim to be the oldest and no one can argue against it.

The Magic of A Unique Birth

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Thankfully both babies came out healthy, despite the complications that the birth of twins can sometimes face. Aylin was welcomed into the world at 5 lbs., 14 oz., while her big brother, Alfredo weighed 6 lbs., 1 oz. Even their parents were amazed that their children now had different years on their birth certificates. The mother explained: "It's crazy to me that they are twins and have different birthdays."

Although this might not be the first time this happens, twins with different birthdays are rare, and the chance of twins being born in different years is about one in 2 million. These babies defied the odds from the moment they came into the world, now they can take that with them for the rest of their lives.

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Imagine The Birthday Parties

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Dr. Ana Abril Arias, who oversaw the delivery said that it was certainly one of the most memorable deliveries of their career. It's interesting thinking about how the twins will lead their lives after they've made such a remarkable entrance.

Twins often feel like they are in competition with one another, in an attempt to build their own identity and feel unique. Now they can have birthday parties a day apart and really feel like, despite their connection as twins, they're both still unique individuals.

Twins Make For Only 3% Of American Births

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According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there are typically 120,000 twin births every year in the United States. The births make up just over 3 percent of all births, however, which is a considerably small percentage. Their uniqueness allows them to tap into abilities that help them form really strong bonds. They sometimes can even tap into abilities that the average person can't access. For instance, 40% of twins invent their own languages, some even say that they can almost read each other's minds. This could be due to the fact that twins start interacting in the womb at 14 weeks.

However, they also hold their differences. In fact, Identical twins have different fingerprints and twins can even have completely different skin tones.

Stranger Things Can Happen

The year is just beginning and yet newborn babies made headlines within seconds of coming into this world. It puts into perspective how quickly someone's existence can make an impact, and how simple that impact can be. This year, ask yourself how you can make your mark, and watch its ripple effects.

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