As a writer who deals primarily in work-life balance issues, I reserve a special place in my heart for health issues — specifically getting and staying healthy.
In an office environment, the pace is often slow and temptations are ever-present.
Perhaps your goal is to lose weight or maintain a healthy level of fitness.
If so, how do you keep your focus strong and navigate the pitfalls of sedentary work and endless occasions for “treats?” Click Here to Read Article …
We all get a bit nervous or anxious at work sometimes. Deadlines, extra work and then more work on top of that can make anyone feel stressed out.
But as anyone who has ever suffered from anxiety or a panic attack can tell you, acute anxiety is a completely different story.
A small percentage of people all over the world have a serious problem with anxiety. They suffer from a medical condition that will require professional assessment and treatment.
But many more of us are affected by milder forms of general anxiety that can feel bad at the time but often pass quickly. Click Here to Read Article …
Almost everything from coffee, red wine and even desserts can be good for us, if we indulge in moderation.
Moderation, or the act of being balanced mentally and emotionally at work, can also bring us great results.
Working day and night may bring great financial rewards and career success, but it’s not that great if you have no time to enjoy it. That’s why moderation works.
Here are five ways that moderation can help you at work: Click Here to Read Article …
There is now a lot of scientific evidence that we are not getting enough sleep and not only is that making us grumpy in the morning, it is costing the global economy billions of dollars in lost productivity.
In the United States, the Centers for Disease Control has estimated that about 30 percent of the American population doesn’t get enough sleep.
Researchers at Harvard University said that in 2011 this cost the American economy over $60 billion a year!
On an individual basis we know that we just aren’t at our best when we don’t sleep well and while we can get by for a while on little sleep, it can have a disastrous impact on our health and our work in the long term.
So getting a better night’s sleep is a good thing, right? Here are five ways to get a better night’s sleep. Click Here to Read Article …
Have you ever wanted to be someone different, or to reinvent yourself?
Still you of course, but with a more interesting and varied life? Maybe even have a better job, look better, be more healthy, or just cooler?
If that is you, then you are not alone. Most of us want to have some or all of that happen in our lives. But the truth is that except for a few brave souls, it remains a dream or a series of items on a wish list. So how do you transform your life or just reinvent yourself in your current life?
It’s not easy, but it can be done. Here are five areas to focus on if you want to reinvent yourself. You will notice that they all involve change. If you are willing to do the work to change then you can have the transformation you desire. If not, then you’ll just have to keep dreaming about it. Click Here to Read Article …
We all get frustrated at work and knowing how to deal with anger isn’t always at the top of our to-do list. There’s not enough time and there are too many things to do.
There are also too many things that can go wrong, and quite frankly, too many people that just drive us crazy. But getting mad at work is almost always a mistake.
So too is holding that anger in. So what do you do when our internal kettle is boiling and we think we are going to explode? Click Here to Read Article …
Staying healthy when you work a desk job can be a challenge. Contrary to popular belief, sitting at a desk all day isn’t easy on your body.
You’re probably familiar with all of the potential aches and pains if you’ve spent any significant amount of time working at a desk: strained vision, lower and upper back pain, and general fatigue.
A lot of the day to day strain on your body can be alleviated by remembering to take care of yourself throughout the day. Click Here to Read Article …