Productivity + Work-Life Balance: How They Go Hand-in-Hand

There’s a lot to be said for taking a 15-minute stroll to get a coffee or forcibly removing yourself from your desk to have lunch with a friend, on a day when you truly believe you need every second of your working week to get things done News flash: you don’t Research shows we are more productive, more positive, and generally better employees when we don’t subscribe to the PR stereotype of 12-hour days and three coffees, because you “don’t have time for lunch” In fact, a study from Stanford University reveals that overworking led to less output than what we would produce in a standard 40-hour work week Those working longer weeks often experienced stress and fatigue, and

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Four Ways To De-stress Your Work Day

Today's fast-paced and exciting world can also be a stressful one Your inbox is overflowing, your phone is ringing, deadlines are looming, and you feel that familiar tense feeling in your shoulders Given that so many of us spend hours on end looking at computer screens, the importance of taking a moment for yourself and implementing activities to de-stress your day is more important now than ever before If you find yourself distracted at work, or you are slowly losing movement in your neck, here are four simple tips on how to decrease stress and increase productivity in your workplace Learn to breathe We breathe on average 20,000 times a day, but are we doing it correctly Learning focused

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