Life @ Work
Follow
Find
18.4K views | +0 today
Scooped by Barb Jemmott
onto Life @ Work
Scoop.it!

How To Use Google Like A Pro

How To Use Google Like A Pro | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
The popular search engine does a whole lot more than just find websites.
more...
No comment yet.
Life @ Work
Life (@ Work) is like a box of chocolates - you never know what you're gonna get!
Curated by Barb Jemmott
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Barb Jemmott
Scoop.it!

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. 

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Barb Jemmott
Scoop.it!

Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible

Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Barb Jemmott
Scoop.it!

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.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Barb Jemmott
Scoop.it!

End Your Focus Drought

End Your Focus Drought | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Chew gum if you want to be more attentive. Yes, really.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Barb Jemmott
Scoop.it!

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
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Barb Jemmott
Scoop.it!

Strong and bitter words indicate a weak cause

Strong and bitter words indicate a weak cause | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Barb Jemmott
Scoop.it!

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.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Barb Jemmott
Scoop.it!

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?
more...
No comment yet.
Suggested by Emeric Nectoux
Scoop.it!

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.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Barb Jemmott
Scoop.it!

Steps to Personal Effectiveness

Steps to Personal Effectiveness | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Barb Jemmott
Scoop.it!

The Ending Of This Story’s Not What You May Expect But Will Inspire Your Life

The Ending Of This Story’s Not What You May Expect But Will Inspire Your Life | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
The kind ones never ask for anything in return and they just focus on giving. They don’t know how much the receivers appreciate for what they’ve done.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Barb Jemmott
Scoop.it!

You Will Absolutely Love This 20-Minute, Life-Improving Daily Habit

You Will Absolutely Love This 20-Minute, Life-Improving Daily Habit | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
You could spend hours reading advice on how to improve your diet or become more organized. But maybe you'd be better off using that time to take a nap in the afternoon.
more...
Angie Mc's curator insight, April 2, 11:38 PM

Nap!

donhornsby's curator insight, April 3, 7:34 AM

One of my recent life changes is a focus on getting enough sleep. In the past, I have tended to be one who would burn the candle at both ends. 

 

This is an interesting idea....

 

(Quote): Of all the advice you get about how to improve your life, does this sound like the one thing you'd be very happy to add to your daily routine?

Heidi Babcock's curator insight, April 3, 11:12 AM

Yes, It's becoming a theme with me...

Scooped by Barb Jemmott
Scoop.it!

How To Defend Your Productivity Against Energy Vampires - Fast Company

How To Defend Your Productivity Against Energy Vampires - Fast Company | Life @ Work | Scoop.it

Fast Company
We had lunch together only once, and I remember that what little I knew about his personal life always felt like too much.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Barb Jemmott
Scoop.it!

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
more...
donhornsby's curator insight, April 15, 8:29 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, 3:12 AM

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

Scooped by Barb Jemmott
Scoop.it!

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.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Barb Jemmott
Scoop.it!

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.
more...
John Michel's curator insight, April 17, 12:17 PM

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.

Scooped by Barb Jemmott
Scoop.it!

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.
more...
Marianne Cloeren's curator insight, April 13, 8:45 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.

Scooped by Barb Jemmott
Scoop.it!

Do not overrate what you have received

Do not overrate what you have received | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Barb Jemmott
Scoop.it!

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.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Barb Jemmott
Scoop.it!

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.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Barb Jemmott
Scoop.it!

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.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Barb Jemmott
Scoop.it!

Do What You Do

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

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

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Barb Jemmott
Scoop.it!

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
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Barb Jemmott
Scoop.it!

How To (Nicely) Say No To An Unwanted Project

How To (Nicely) Say No To An Unwanted Project | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Saying, "Um, I don't want to," can be tricky. So next time you get a request you don't want to accept, use these scripts.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Barb Jemmott
Scoop.it!

Need Help with Procrastination? Try Breaking It Down

Need Help with Procrastination? Try Breaking It Down | Life @ Work | Scoop.it

There are as many reasons for procrastination as there are people, and one of the main reasons is that the task at hand seems too overwhelming or difficult. If we could only get started! The truth is that if a task seems too big and overwhelming, you just don't know where to start.

more...
No comment yet.