As a member of a strong team here at OMJ, this article from nymag.com really resonates.It's so important to have a strong group of people around you. People that you trust, want to help you, entertain you. As a human being we still have the same needs whether we're in 'work mode' or 'life mode'.
It makes such a difference when you feel part of a team where everyone is pulling in the same direction.
“When we identify highly with a group, rather than thinking in terms of ‘I’ and ‘me’, we think, feel, and act in terms of ‘we’ and ‘us’,” Steffens said. “Our research shows that health in the workplace is determined to a large extent by the social groups that we belong to at work — that is, by the degree to which we identify with them. We are less burnt out and have greater well-being when our team and our organization provides us with a sense of belonging and community — when it gives us a sense of ‘we-ness’.”