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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…

Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace

Zach Morgan April 9, 2017 0 comments 0

Stress can often seem almost inescapable, particularly at work.  Recent studies have revealed that the clear majority of stress for American adults is work-related, with 80% of workers reporting that they feel stressed on the job and 40% claiming that their jobs are highly stressful.  These studies go on and on, listing the innumerable correlations between our stress and our…

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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