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Standing up for a Healthier Lifestyle

Standing up for a Healthier Lifestyle

If you work in an office and spend most of your time bent over a desk, clicking away at a computer, you must take steps – literally – to reduce your sedentary habits. Because our bodies are designed to move, sitting for long periods is harmful to our health. Moving around keeps your blood flowing, which helps with concentration and focus, making you more productive. It also can improve your blood flow, which means better digestion and immune function, so standing improves your overall health in other ways! What do studies have to say about standing at your desk? The best thing that people love about standing desks is that they may also help you lose weight and avoid gaining...

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What Common Workplace Phrases Really Mean

What Common Workplace Phrases Really Mean

What it’s supposed to sound like: Hey, here’s a gentle reminder in case you overlooked my last email! What it really means: Stop asking stupid questions and actually read my emails. I don’t have all the time in the world to respond to questions I have already answered if you were in the least bit bothered to comprehend everything I have told you a million times.

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How to Identify and Prevent Employee Burnout

How to Identify and Prevent Employee Burnout

Burnout is an insidious, stress-related condition that can zap the joy from work, friendships and family interactions. But burnout, while serious, isn't always noticeable.  That's why we've created this article to help you identify & treat burnout in yourself and others. UNDERSTAND THE SIGNS Burnout is a major issue for many people in various occupations, but it isn't always obvious to those suffering from it. Burnout occurs when your enthusiasm for a job begins to wane. In some cases, the signs are more subtle than others, such as feeling indifferent about work or a lack of drive to complete tasks. But if you're willing to be aware of the signs, you can avoid burnout and thrive at work! The key...

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How to Disconnect From Work

How to Disconnect From Work

Thanks to modern technology, we are now able to stay in touch and connected with our colleagues 24/7. When you work in a hectic environment or have tight deadlines, your mind is constantly filled with thoughts of work and it can be hard to turn off. You might feel anxious about missing out on an email or important call that might come through at the weekend. However, it’s important to remember that you need time away from your job if you want to be productive during the week and feel happy in the long term. Staying healthy is important. Switching off from work may seem difficult at first, but there are ways to make the transition easier. Keep on scrolling...

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Should You Keep Some Crystals At Your Desk?

Should You Keep Some Crystals At Your Desk?

Keeping crystals at your desk can be an excellent idea for many reasons; for one, it can be a great decoration. But if you're not into its aesthetics, crystals can also be valuable tools for work.  Like a stress ball, some people might find that keeping a crystal nearby helps them stay focused or feel more productive in their work environment. So if you need help getting centred and focusing on your tasks, try putting your crystal near you and see how it helps! What is Lithotherapy?  Lithotherapy is a practice that has been used for centuries. It involves placing crystals near or on the body to help with various problems. Lithotherapy is a great way to deal with several...

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The Effect of Wood on People's Minds

The Effect of Wood on People's Minds

Do you know the feeling when you go to a park or forest? You see everything around you: trees, birds, small animals etc. And suddenly, it feels as if all your worries disappear into thin air? That's the same effect most people have on wood.  But is there more to it than just the aesthetic properties that draw us to it? Keep reading to find out!   It creates feelings of calmness and peace. Wood has a positive effect on the mental state of people. For example, looking at wood affects people positively and creates feelings of calmness and peace. The smell of wood also has many health-promoting effects, such as relieving stress and tension and improving sleep quality. In...

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