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How to take back your time

How to take back your time | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Don't squander another evening with these tips from a time management expert for making better use of the hours after work
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Why Do Our Offices Make Us So Miserable?

Why Do Our Offices Make Us So Miserable? | Life @ Work | Scoop.it

Why Do Our Offices Make Us So Miserable?
The likelihood that we are not is central to Nikil Saval's impressive debut, Cubed: A Secret History of the Workplace . He begins with a ...

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Kingdom Tower in Saudi Arabia Will Soon Be the World's Tallest Building

Kingdom Tower in Saudi Arabia Will Soon Be the World's Tallest Building | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Big things are coming to Saudi Arabia.
The Middle Eastern country is set to begin visible construction next week on what is expected to be the world's tallest building at 3,280 feet, according to Construction Weekly.
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Fight Productivity Paralysis With the 2-Minute Rule

Fight Productivity Paralysis With the 2-Minute Rule | Life @ Work | Scoop.it

The feeling that you get from crossing things off your to-do list can be addicting. It’s easy to get caught in the trap of adding absolutely everything to your system, including things that can be done in two minutes or less.

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5 Ways to Give Your Brain a Break Right Now

5 Ways to Give Your Brain a Break Right Now | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Hip Silicon Valley tech companies started the growing trend of offering their employees unique perks that seem to encourage stepping away from the desk. Google’s free massages, Twitter’s rock
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donhornsby's curator insight, April 15, 5:29 AM

Brain breaks can make a big difference in your ability to be productive, creative, and innovative. The paradox is that doing less often allows you to do more.

 

What do you do to give your brain a break, and how does your company help you do it?

Divoux Anne-Laure's curator insight, April 16, 12:12 AM

Ploys for PR?To impress new recruits? Not only... There is solid evidence that fun creativity breaks actually improve employee productivity.

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Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible

Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
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Hilarious Flight Attendant Makes Air Travel Tolerable

Hilarious Flight Attendant Makes Air Travel Tolerable | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Relieving the stress of flying often requires more than extra bag of mini-pretzels.
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End Your Focus Drought

End Your Focus Drought | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Chew gum if you want to be more attentive. Yes, really.
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50 things you don’t need to do anymore — Thanks to Technology!

50 things you don’t need to do anymore — Thanks to Technology! | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
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Strong and bitter words indicate a weak cause

Strong and bitter words indicate a weak cause | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
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10 Phrases That Need to Be Banned From the Office

10 Phrases That Need to Be Banned From the Office | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Take these annoying, cringeworthy and overused terms out of your office vocabulary.
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9 Stress Myths, BUSTED

9 Stress Myths, BUSTED | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
We throw the word "stress" around all the time: It's been said that stress is the "new fat," we constantly hear friends and coworkers complaining about how stressed they are and endless products and activities are touted for their "stress-relieving" capabilities. But what does it actually mean?
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Kelly McGonigal: how to make stress your friend

Stress. It makes your heart pound, your breathing quicken and your forehead sweat. But while stress has been made into a public health enemy, new research suggests that stress may only be bad for you if you believe that to be the case. Psychologist Kelly McGonigal urges us to see stress as a positive, and introduces us to an unsung mechanism for stress reduction: reaching out to others.

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Those who hate you don’t win unless you hate them, and then you destroy yourself

Those who hate you don’t win unless you hate them, and then you destroy yourself | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
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Leave Work at Work: How to End Your Day

Leave Work at Work: How to End Your Day | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Contrary to our incessant desire to always respond to e-mails and be ‘present’ 24/7, employers know this isn’t good for us. Hell, it’s not good for anyone.
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7 Things You Can Do on Friday to Make Monday Awesome

7 Things You Can Do on Friday to Make Monday Awesome | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Instead of just waiting for the work week to end, use those last few hours and these tips to make next week start out fantastic.
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If you don’t design your own life plan, chances are you’ll fall into someone else’s plan.

If you don’t design your own life plan, chances are you’ll fall into someone else’s plan. | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
If you don’t design your own life plan, chances are you’ll fall into someone else’s plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.
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The Importance of the Daily Check-In

The Importance of the Daily Check-In | Life @ Work | Scoop.it

Question Designed by Rémy Médard for the Noun Project On LinkedIn, entrepreneur Joris Toonders shares why taking 15 minutes a day to ask yourself these four questions — two first thing in the morning and two just before bed at night — is exactly is exactly what we need to improve ourselves. 

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Watch These Women Take Their First Flight Together

Watch These Women Take Their First Flight Together | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
If you fly often, you probably take air travel for granted.
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The Difference Between What You "Should" Do And What You "Must" Do

The Difference Between What You "Should" Do And What You "Must" Do | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
If you aren't doing what you love, it's time to examine your ideas about calling, career, and how to chase both toward success.
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John Michel's curator insight, April 17, 9:17 AM

There are two paths in life: Should and Must. We arrive at this crossroads over and over again. And each time, we get to choose.

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The hidden power of smiling

The hidden power of smiling | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Ron Gutman reviews a raft of studies about smiling, and reveals some surprising results. Did you know your smile can be a predictor of how long you'll live -- and that a simple smile has a measurable effect on your overall well-being? Prepare to flex a few facial muscles as you learn more about this evolutionarily contagious behavior.
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Marianne Cloeren's curator insight, April 13, 5:45 AM

I have used such research to counsel patients in pain (whether physical, emotional or spiritual) about incorporating things to make them laugh, like comedy and laugh yoga, into their day.  There is value in "smiling through the pain".  It helps to be able to explain there is a neurologic basis for such advice.

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Do not overrate what you have received

Do not overrate what you have received | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
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Want to be happy? Be grateful

Want to be happy? Be grateful | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
The one thing all humans have in common is that each of us wants to be happy, says Brother David Steindl-Rast, a monk and interfaith scholar. And happiness, he suggests, is born from gratitude. An inspiring lesson in slowing down, looking where you’re going, and above all, being grateful.
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How Information Overload Sabotages Our Observation Skills

How Information Overload Sabotages Our Observation Skills | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Roughly 25 years ago, it took five full workdays to view the amount of information we now observe in 24 hours.
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Confront These 10 Inconvenient Truths Today for a Better Life

Confront These 10 Inconvenient Truths Today for a Better Life | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Improving your body and life isn’t a quick, easy or magical process. There is no pill, strategy or tactic that can replace hard work. If you want success, you need to confront these ten inconvenient truths today.
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Do What You Do

Do What You Do | Life @ Work | Scoop.it

The post Do What You Do appeared first on Dumb Little Man.

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