If you’re like many people, you spend most of the day at work looking at a computer. This could lead to eye strain and a host of vision-related problems. This article provides suggestions to help protect your vision at work and at home.… Read the rest
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April is National Stress Awareness Month. This is a good time to take a look at how you feel at work and determine if you’re dealing with stress properly so you don’t get burned out. The author of this article talked to some experts to get advice on smart tactics for tackling work-related stress.
April is also Counseling Awareness Month. If you find that you are having a difficult time dealing with stress, or any other issue, consider talking to … Read the rest
Occasionally, we can all have unproductive days at work. If we don’t figure out how to manage them, we could potentially end up feeling guilty and overwhelmed by the amount of work that has to be accomplished—not to mention having a to-do list that is twice as long as the previous day’s list. The author of this article offers four actions (and some tools) that we can employ to overcome these types of days at work.… Read the rest
According to recent Gallup research, Americans who report that they usually get more hours of sleep per night have higher overall well-being than those who typically get fewer hours of sleep. Getting more hours of sleep is positively associated with having higher well-being.
The research suggests that not getting enough sleep is not only linked to lower well-being for individuals, but it is also costly to the U.S. economy. Employees may not have enough time to sleep because of … Read the rest
There are some people in the world who are doing exactly what they want for work and enjoying every minute. However, most people fall somewhere in between hating every minute of every working day and feeling that things at work are pretty good but could be better. The author of this Undercover Recruiter article offers advice which if followed, could contribute enormously to improving your experience at work. It might also help you to be a happier employee and … Read the rest
With the start of a new year, it is tempting to make grand New Year’s resolutions. However, we often forget about them within a short period of time and then feel disappointed with ourselves. Marshall Brown & Associates suggests that the key to maintaining promises you make to yourself is to take one day at a time—to let the good days accumulate, one by one.… Read the rest
Author and speaker, Valerie Burton explains in her blog post that being organized is a fundamental skill that makes it easier to live, work and play successfully. Even if you feel that you don’t have time to get organized, you’ll discover that not being organized is costing you more than you may think in time, money and energy. She lays out five steps to get us on the road to living an organized life.… Read the rest
World Mental Health Day is observed on October 10th each year. The overall objective is to raise awareness of mental health issues around the world while mobilizing efforts in support of mental health. This year, Marketplace took the opportunity to check in on mental health in the workplace. They show how much employers can save by investing in mental health programs.… Read the rest
Sometimes at work it can be easy to look at our peers and colleagues and try to measure ourselves against their successes and accomplishments. This can result in our being unhappy at work based on things outside of ourselves. The author suggests that we remember why we decided to go into the field of work that we did; that we think about what we love most about our work. This allows each of us to “be in charge” of … Read the rest
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