Taking time off allows people to refresh and rejuvenate their personal productivity. But what’s the best strategy for how often and how long to leave the office?… Read More Is One Long Vacation Better Than Many Short Ones?
Advocates of work-life balance say to let go of our jobs when we’re not in the office. Is there any truth to it? Does disengaging from work make our time off better?… Read More Do We Need to Detach From Work During Time Off?
Is world news affecting your ability to get work done? Research points to proven ways to recover from stress to stay productive.… Read More Bad News, Self Care, and How to Stay Productive
Productivity and mindfulness are not at odds but rather often support each other. You can and should have both.… Read More Making Peace With Productivity and Mindfulness
Too distracted by political news to focus and get work done? It’s okay. I’ll tell you why. The answer starts with hot dogs.… Read More What 17,600 Calories Has to Do With Your Productivity
What happens when we take time off that allows us to feel renewed and able to work again? … Read More Why and How Time Off Helps
It’s easy to believe that being in a good mood always makes us work better, smarter, and faster. But is that always the case?… Read More Does Being in a Good Mood Make Us More Productive?
Breaks generally help productivity, but the details such as what we should do during them, when we should take them, and how long they should last, are key. … Read More How Should You Schedule Your Breaks to Maximize Productivity?
Quick switches away from your primary task could cost you more than 2 hours of distracted time. And that’s not per day. That’s per switch! What’s going on with task-switching, and is it as unproductive as it seems?… Read More How Much Time Do We Lose Task-Switching?
When it comes to managing work-life boundaries, don’t overthink it. Doing so could hurt your productivity. Those of us who care about maintaining a clear work-life balance usually create boundaries for ourselves. How we create and enforce those boundaries, however, and how much we think about them could be counter-productive. Recharge! Not everyone credits work-life… Read More Work-Life Boundaries: Don’t Overthink It