Tag 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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Beyond Blue – How to Deal with Stress at Work

Are you trying to figure out how to deal with stress at work? Then trust me, you’re not alone! Thousands of Americans are affected by work related stress on a daily basis, and a constant barrage of this stress could cause severe instability in your life. Yes of course, many people like to say that “it’s...
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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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Robert Waldinger: What makes a good life? Lessons from the longest study on happiness

What keeps us happy and healthy as we go through life? If you think it's fame and money, you're not alone – but, according to psychiatrist Robert Waldinger, you're mistaken. As the director of a 75-year-old study on adult development, Waldinger has unprecedented access to data on true happiness and satisfaction. In this talk, he shares three important lessons learned from the study as well as some practical, old-as-the-hills wisdom on how to build a fulfilling, long life.


This post originated on, www.ted.com.

7 Things Every Postgraduate Needs to Do ASAP (Other Than Get a Job)

Yes, getting a job is important—but don’t waste this time fretting over your computer screen. My graduation with a degree in philosophy was tainted with trepidation about the future. With a six-month deadline before my student loan payments kicked in and the threat of living with my parents for life hanging over my head, I was...
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