Japanese people are widely regarded as extremely polite — ironically, this also goes for those people who send death threats, as Twitter user Ayairo_Mariage experienced first-hand after a troll suddenly gave solid life advice.
A Japanese woman who was found dead in her bed in 2013, reportedly holding her smartphone, after excessively working now has citizens concerned about Japan’s grueling work ethic.
Most workplaces in Japan embrace work so much that employees often succumb to what the country refers to as karoshi, or “overwork death.”
If angry girlfriends had titanium bats to smash china plates and glass vases for each time their thoughtless boyfriends screwed up, the world would be a much happier place. Perhaps it is time to move to Toronto, Canada, where “Rage Rooms” are offered to do just that.
Sometimes unrestrainable rage and pent-up anger just needs to be let out in the form of shattered objects and broken furniture. Battle Sports Inc. realized that need and decided to provide frustrated patrons a therapeutic experience derived from smashing things in a room all to themselves.
Nobody likes to be ignored, especially where you work and want to be valued for your contributions; being ignored at work is even comparatively worse than being bullied.
The University of British Columbia’s Sauder School of Business published their results of a recent survey of 1,300 employees and managers which found that ostracism at the workplace is one of the most socially harmful experiences on the job.