You may think that you’re productive because you eat at your desk and skip breaks. But you would be wrong. Evidence suggests that work breaks add to your productivity. A work break clears your mind, stimulates creativity, reduces stress, and lowers your risk of physical ailments.
Setting work boundaries may be a difficult thing to do because we are so worried about what others may think. However, once we set them we gain peace of mind and start to work on important things versus trivial things. To set boundaries, listen to your gut to determine what you are comfortable with. Then create and communicate your limits…and stick to them.
The fact that we have a description for the way many people feel on Mondays–the Monday blues–is an indication that numerous people have these feelings. Here are six ways to battle the Monday blues. But bear in mind, if the Monday blues are chronic it might be an indication of a deeper emotional distress related to your job.
Numerous studies show that stress in the workplace is the major source of stress for American adults. So what are the main workplace stressors that you can look out for? And once you identify them, what can you do in order to reduce these stressors?
An increasing number of people are buying wearable technology such as fitness trackers and smartwatches. This allows them to keep track and keep motivated about continuing healthy behaviors. But can these wearables have a clinical purpose? Learn more
Gluten is a protein, which is found in grains such as wheat, barley, and rye. These grains can be found in many common foods. Why would someone want to avoid them? Because they can have celiac disease. This blog explores the top four gluten myths such as gluten can be eaten in small amounts if you have celiac disease.
Dating someone in a wheelchair is very similar to dating anyone–there is the stress and discomfort of interacting with a potential love interest. Dating someone in a wheelchair also has some differences. Find out what some of these differences are.
Anti-vaxers and pro-vaxers have been arguing over the safety of childhood vaccinations. Science has repeatedly come out and testified that vaccinations do not cause autism and other types of disabilities. Autism Speaks has recently revised its stance on childhood vaccinations saying “Scientific research has not directly connected autism to vaccines.”
Three things that do not necessarily lead to happiness at work concern the desire to receive more things from your employer. Happiness may not lie in the fulfillment of these desires, but in the fulfillment of positive interaction with our co-workers.
Time to worry? Recent studies of mental health on college campuses has indicated that there is a growing segment of college students who show signs of mental illness. Oftentimes, there are many resources that troubled students have access to, but they often don’t due to the feeling that they are “weak” or “crazy.”