Category Archives: Work/Life

How to Workout at Work

Some people exercise regularly, eat all the right foods, and do all they can to maintain an active and healthy lifestyle. However, a vast majority of us keep telling ourselves that we need to exercise more, cut back on sweets or make other changes for a healthier life. Knowing what we need to do and actually doing it are two different things. Those who sit for long periods of time during the work day, have even more to be concerned … Read the rest

How to Say “NO” in a Sticky Situation

Does your life sometimes feel overloaded?  Do you seem to find yourself saying “yes” when what you really want to say is “no” when asked to do something?  The author of this article gives four simple ways to help you begin to speak up and stop taking on so much.  The result will be a happier, healthier you.… Read the rest

Do Your Eyes Need a Break?

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

5 Ways to Manage Work-Related Stress

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

4 Ways to Bounce Back from a Totally Unproductive Day

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

Getting More Sleep Linked to Higher Well-Being

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

Life Changes to Make You Happier and More Productive at Work

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

Top Ten Ways to Start (and Maintain) a Good New Year?

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

Get Organized!

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

Answering Emails After Work Is Bad For Your Health

Our need to instantly respond to email before and after work could result in poor sleep, higher levels of burnout and more health-related absences from work. Suggestions for how to make ourselves a little less stressed when it comes to email are offered.… Read the rest