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Meditation in the Workplace

Zach Morgan February 17, 2017 0 comments 0

The benefits of meditation have long been espoused by academic studies and intensive surveys, and there are many people, myself included, who wish that they could give this ancient practice a try, but are unable to do so given the demanding nature of their schedules.  I’ve lost count of how many times I’ve heard someone lament, “if only I had…

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…

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…

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…

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