productivity

Why an Office Amenity?

recharj December 4, 2014 0 comments 0

[su_dropcap style=”default” size=”3″ class=””]W[/su_dropcap]ellness centers are not exclusive to individual private businesses; commercial developers and investors looking to add an amenity to  increase tenant acquisition and retention or upgrade current building facilities would find a wellness center to be a perfect fit. This is article 1 of a 3 part series. Be sure to read our subsequent posts as a followup to…

What is the Value of a napnook?

recharj December 4, 2014 0 comments 0

[su_dropcap style=”default” size=”3″ class=””]W[/su_dropcap]ellness centers are not exclusive to individual private businesses; commercial developers and investors looking to add an amenity to  increase tenant acquisition and retention or upgrade current building facilities would find a napnook to be a perfect fit. This is article 3 of a 3 part series. Be sure to read our related posts: Why an Office Amenity? Why focus…

Adult Napping: A New Sweeping Trend

Talia May 11, 2015 0 comments 0

[su_dropcap style=”default” size=”3″ class=””]H[/su_dropcap]ave you ever heard the phrase, “A dog’s life”? If so, you may have wondered what makes a dog’s life so leisurely. It is perhaps the fact that a dog can just up and nap during the day, and be ready to bark as soon as he wakes up. In fact, over 85% of all mammals have…

Take Naps To Be More Productive

Catharine Willett March 26, 2016 0 comments 0

[su_dropcap style=”default” size=”3″ class=””]T[/su_dropcap]he Science of Us presents: You Deserve a Break! If you’ve got a big project ahead of you, it often seems like the best tactic is to strap yourself in and work on it non-stop until you get it done. Then a few hours later, you’re likely to find yourself barely awake in front of a project…

Increasing Corporate Wellness

Zach Morgan February 24, 2017 0 comments 0

Work is changing.  The long shifts, grueling tasks, and little pay of the Industrial Revolution seem like strange, distant memories, replaced by a modern focus on employee happiness, productivity, and wellness.  Companies now recognize their employees as people with valuable skills, instead of resources that occasionally break down.  The result is that 72% of recently surveyed companies offer some sort…

Practicing Mindfulness During the Work Day

Zach Morgan March 3, 2017 0 comments 0

If you’ve ever found yourself breezing aimlessly through the workday, stuck on autopilot as countless meetings and memos demand your attention, then you may be surprised to learn of a simple, effective solution to your weary inattentiveness.  Mindfulness exercises can bring focus and clarity to your mind throughout the work day and beyond, and are very simple to perform as…

How Mindfulness Increases Productivity

Zach Morgan March 17, 2017 0 comments 0

Mindfulness is a simple concept that nevertheless could mean many different things to many different people.  Some might feel that it is a way of life unto itself, others might feel that mindfulness merely requires being attentive to one’s own thoughts and surroundings.  A simpler interpretation would be that mindfulness entails a shift from being burdened by our thoughts to…

How the Two Kinds Stress Affect the Workplace

Zach Morgan March 26, 2017 0 comments 0

As unfortunate as it may sound, stress is an immutable part of our lives and careers.  Friction inevitably arises within our attempts to balance work, fun, friends, family, and everything else we have to consider as working adults.  This friction often advances into stress, but what might be surprising is that stress manifests in two very distinct ways. The type…

The Power of a Nap

Zach Morgan March 31, 2017 0 comments 0

In 1997, much of Asia was experiencing an economic crisis, with currencies dropping below half their original value and governments on the brink of collapse.  Within this turmoil was a man named Bhim Suwastoyo, an Indonesian financial journalist who worked tirelessly through the crisis as the days stretched into weeks.  He became infamous for sleeping underneath a cupboard behind his…

Sleep and Productivity

Zach Morgan April 21, 2017 0 comments 0

Facts don’t lie, and the facts show that Americans aren’t getting enough sleep.  This is true for a multitude of reasons, namely work, studies, obligations to those important to us, and countless kinds of recreation.  The ever-quickening pace of the new millennium has been steadily increasing the constraints placed upon our time, stretching it alarmingly thin as we fervently seek…

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