Employees may well be familiar with workplace stress. A growing number of businesses have decided to recognise it, making them better equipped to tackle it. But, it is also true that a little stress at work can actually be good for you and your productivity if you handle it properly.
According to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), 40% of all work-related illnesses are due to stress, with around 105 million working days being lost because of this each year.
From the very moment we leave the house to catch the London Tube, to the moment we head out of the office doors to do the same to go home, there are stressful situations that can build-up. Continue reading →
It’s easy to form habits and spend most of the working week doing the same thing each day. Change is energising, so instead of taking the London Tube, eating the same foods and wearing the same clothes, why not make a few alterations to your daily routine?
Wake up and change your day
Here are 10 ways to transform your day:
Eat different food – try something new for lunch. How about a salad instead of the usual sandwiches for example.
Take a different route to work – instead of hopping on the Tube, why not walk or use the bus to experience different things.
Plan your working day differently – try not replying to emails until midday, for example, and see how productive that is. Continue reading →