Category Archives: Work-Life Balance

123 Proven Ways to Reduce Stress and Relax

With so many things happening around us all the time, getting stressed is almost inevitable. This makes it important to be able to step back, calm down and relax once in a while. In this article we take a look at the best ways to reduce stress based on scientifically backed evidence. The methods listed below range from...
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How To Be a Pro at Traveling for Work, From Four Experts

March 8 is International Women's Day, so we're obviously all about that. What better way to celebrate it than by discussing how we can better plan our own travels the world over?

That's why we asked some of our mentors for their best advice on how to plan a work trip. They're all women who...
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7 TED Talks That Will Lift You Out of Your Work Rut

Ever feel like you need a little pick-me-up to get you through the day? No matter what your profession is—whether you work in a bank, an art studio, or a buzzy new start-up—it’s totally normal to occasionally feel like you’re in a slump. Sometimes we all need a boost to lift us up and get...
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5 Steps to Boost Office Morale During the Winter Months

The summer months are sadly coming to an end, and as the sun goes in, businesses can often notice a decrease in morale. The winter blues can have a huge effect on the motivation and productivity of your workforce, so introducing some new morale boosting methods will help your employees shake-off the dip in productivity.  

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How To Make Stress Your Friend

Stress. It makes your heart pound, your breathing quicken and your forehead sweat. But while stress has been made into a public health enemy, new research suggests that stress may only be bad for you if you believe that to be the case. Psychologist Kelly McGonigal urges us to see stress as a positive, and introduces us to an unsung mechanism for stress reduction: reaching out to others.


This post originated on, www.ted.com.

The Productivity Guide

In lieu of actually having more time, the CEO of a popular men's lifestyle publication once told us: "We've got to learn to collapse time." Beyond being an immutable violation of long-established rules of space-time, what exactly does that mean? It means efficiency. It means routine. It means waking up early, knowing your priorities and, in the words of...
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3 Reasons Not to Stay at Your Job Too Long

Should you stay or should you go? Typically, job hopping is frowned upon because it suggests that you’re flighty and possibly incompetent, thus a waste of money for the employer. Of course, it could also mean that you know what you want and don’t want in your career. Here are three reasons why staying at...
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3 Tips for Maximizing Motivation

The underpinning of many of our successes in life is ultimately the effort we put forth. Most of us are talented and capable individuals who – when we put in maximum effort – will ultimately emerge successfully from the vast majority of our undertakings. While being a professional basketball player may be something no amount...
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Key Mental Skills To Succeed In Wellness And In Life

As all of us know all too well, life is a rollercoaster. There are invariably up’s and down’s – we all go through challenges that result in detours – a change at work, a family member needs us or some other personal point of inflection. The tectonic plates of our lives are constantly shifting and...
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