We’re sure you know this all too well that water is pretty cool for your bodily functions and you should pretty much make sure to drink it throughout the day. But how do you manage?
Unless you’re a diehard workaholic or Michael Scott, most probably work doesn’t equal your personal life. However, despite being eager to have a fulfilling social and private life, 60% of Americans struggle to maintain a good work-life balance. You don’t even have to be an entrepreneur or a freelancer to be a bit too involved in your work. This is a widespread issue that affects employees no matter their craft or industry. According to this study, 46% of employees say they never have time to relax, 33% believe they work too hard, and 60% say there are not enough hours in the day to complete all of their tasks. Does this sound like you?
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Ever caught yourself overwhelmed by work and trying to take a break for 10 minutes-or-so that ends in 2 hours of descending into the abyss of memes, cat videos and nearly absurd listicles of 10 moderately interesting things? All the while experiencing terrible guilt and anxiety, you conclude that work is simply killing you, and you get back to another two hours of paperwork that turn out not as productive, but draining enough to leave you begging for another 10 minutes of rest, that ends in… oh, you know the story.
Ever wished your coworkers respected your privacy and actually knocked before they came in? It seems like an obvious thing to do, you might think, especially if you’re the one who’s focusing on that mind-boggling excel sheet or that tedious report. No matter if you’re working in a private or shared office room, a cubicle or a designated spot in a coworking space, people walking in and out can easily disturb your workflow and snap you out of your flow state in an instant. How do you politely tell them to bugger off and leave that morning chit chat to a more convenient hour? Here’s our list of 12 most clever ideas of a do not disturb sign in your office.
You probably know that plants are awesome to make your office space a happier place, but did you know they can boost your productivity as well? Because of their air-purifying qualities they reduce CO2 levels, detox and freshen up the air, creating a kick-ass environment for you to smash through your to-do list.
If you’re not feeling too well in your office, it may not just be a case of the Mondays. Cases of office workers suffering from constant headaches, eye, nose, and throat irritation, and other health symptoms received public attention in the early ’90s, but are still an ongoing problem in many offices around the world. Studies repeatedly show that modern workers are up to 50 % less productive than they should be. “Why so?”, you may ask.
How many habits have you started this year? And how many of them were you able to keep up with? You may have heard the quote by Aristotle – “We are what we repeatedly do” – but more than often it is the methodology we lack in order to maintain habits, keep track of our goals, and achieve our dreams. Despite all the digital productivity tools available at our fingertips, setting goals, to-do lists, and tracking progress on paper is still a big thing. And with the right kind of productivity planner, journaling will already be one habit you’re committed to.
Coworking spaces have become increasingly popular in recent years, and for a good reason. It’s doubtlessly a great choice for startups and budding entrepreneurs, as well as large companies to economize, network and fuel employees’ creativity. But are coworking spaces designed pro- productivity?
Is your desk the most productive place in the world? Probably not. Study shows that the average American spends only 2 hours 23 minutes doing actual work at the desk while reading news sites, checking social media and chatting with co-workers takes up just as much time.