What would life be like if we only worked 4 days per week? And we’re not talking about trying to cram 40 hours into four days, with long 10-hour days. We’re talking about working four 8-hour days instead of five, with the same pay. From an employee point of view, this sounds amazing but how…
There are many ways to improve productivity in the workplace. You can send your employees on time management and similar productivity courses and introduce all kinds of incentives. But one factor that is often overlooked is the trust employees feel towards the company, their managers and their teams. A study done by the Department of…
Feeling stressed now and again can be a great motivator but we have to be careful that it doesn’t turn into overwhelm. Stress is one of the main reasons for time off work, so it is a topic often discussed and well researched. So, is there such a thing as positive stress levels? How Stress…
How is it that some people get knocked down by the smallest setbacks whereas others seems to emotionally sail through the biggest crises? The answer is resilience.
Did you know that sitting has been dubbed “the new smoking”? This is because sitting all day, every day can lead to a variety of health issues.
Having a break in the middle of the workday has been the standard for many centuries. Unfortunately now our lunch break is shrinking in time and efficiency.
We all know about the benefits of exercise on our health and our general wellbeing. Many believe that working hours just have to be endured and there’s no possibility to combine fitness and work unless you have a physical job. This doesn’t have to be the case. You can stay fit at work.
80 percent of all adults in the UK will suffer from back pain at some point in their lives. So, what can we do about this? And more importantly, how can we reduce back pain in the workplace?
Speaking in public is very common on the list of things we’re afraid of. Even though this may be comforting it does not help you when it comes to your job. You need to find a way to get over presentation nerves and to become more comfortable when talking or presenting.
A bit of pressure can be a good thing as it can motivate us and improve our performance. But when this pressure gets too much and turns to stress in the workplace, measures must be taken to reduce the amount of pressure to avoid long term health issues.