How to Relax After A Stressful Day At Work

Dumb Little Man

I embarked on the journey to find out how I could detox myself from workplace stress. Those who tell you to switch off your phone after work are absolutely right. It’s really enjoyable and stress relieving however, when you watch TV shows or movies with your roommate or family. I know having a slow internet is not something you would want to experience after all that stress from work. Happiness How To Relaxation Stress

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DumbLittleMan’s Ultimate Gift Guide for Mother’s Day 2019

Dumb Little Man

Moms deserve a break and what better way to relax and unwind than to have a really cold bottle of beer after a stressful day. This is the perfect gift to encourage mindfulness in moms who are living a really busy and stressful live. Apart from promoting glowing skin, it can also help reduce stress, promote better sleep, and relieve fatigue. Track your phone, keys, wallet, purse, and everything else you don’t want to lose with the Tile Pro.

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7 Super Effective Tips to Meet Deadlines Without Going Mad

Dumb Little Man

Yes, you can try writing down your assignments on random pieces of paper or in your phone’s notes. It’ll help remove the stress and pressure you might be experiencing, too. – Turn off your phone. This strategy will: -Remove the pressure and the stress. Enable you to enjoy your free time with no stress or anxiety. You’ll see just how easy it is to handle all your projects without the stress.

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14 Tips on How to Live A More Active Lifestyle

Dumb Little Man

At the first sign of stress and deadlines at work, the gym routine gets kicked off the list. When you have a question for a colleague, instead of picking up the phone or shooting an email, walk over to their cube. Walk while you talk on the phone. If your job involves talking on the phone a lot, then instead of doing this sitting at your desk, get into the habit of pacing while you talk.

How to Unwind: 8 Things You Should Do After a Tiring Week At Work

Dumb Little Man

Stressful? Almost every other adult in the world is dealing or has dealt with a mental health issue and what adds to their stress, is work. Workplace stress exists and sadly, no efforts are made to address this problem. From endless workload to stressful deadlines, these things push us to the edge. If your week went extremely stressful, here are some tips on how to unwind: Switch off your phone. Stress can get your muscles to tighten up.

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How Social Media Seriously Harms Your Mental Health

Dumb Little Man

This explains why we find it difficult to quit social media and why we are glued to our phones. According to a study carried conducted in the University of Pennsylvania, a decrease in the time you spend on social media would largely decrease the level of stress, depression, and loneliness that you feel as you go through life. Social media forms a major part in the lives of millions of people all over the world.

7 Ways to Stay Fit When You Have A Desk Job

Dumb Little Man

You can pace walk while you’re on the phone, take the stairs, take hourly breaks to stand up and stretch or do a few jumping jacks or squats while you’re waiting on someone at the office. Manage Your Stress. Stress plays a huge role in our ability to stay fit and healthy. Chronic stress leads to hormone imbalances that can cause weight gain, pain, depression, and more. Other options for stress management include socializing, exercise, journaling, yoga or meditation.

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Social Media: Open This Pandora’s Box At Your Risk

Dumb Little Man

They don’t even talk on phones. Next, they offer freebies to trick you into divulging personal information like full name, nationality, residential address, phone numbers, email IDs, age, sex, our likes and dislikes, and more. This comparison with others gives birth to stress. This doesn’t mean we should stop using social media on our mobile phones, tablets or computers, only that we try to do it with caution.

Simple Yet Effective Habits For A Better, Happier Life

Dumb Little Man

It’s putting them in place and sticking to them that can be difficult, particularly for those people who face serious life events or stressful situations have put them into a depressive state. Taking some time every day to note down the things that you are thankful for — be it your parents, your God(s) or even the tree in your garden — on a notebook or your phone can remind you of all the reasons you already have to be happy. be very de-stressing.

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6 Things to Think About When Booking a Wellness Retreat

Dumb Little Man

Before you head off, think about the longer-term ways you can ease the stress you’re feeling day-to-day. You wouldn’t be making the most of your relaxing experience if you find your holiday companion taking loud phone calls during a massage. Wellness retreats offer the perfect opportunity to wave goodbye to packed trains and an overflowing inbox and say hello to wind chimes, fluffy dressing gowns, and total zen.

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9 Ways to Improve Your Organization Skills for Administrative Assistants

Office Dynamics

Starting early also means you avoid stress by having plenty of time to get to work and do anything else you need to do. Turn off your mobile phone, close the door to your office, and avoid useless meetings. Admin Assistant Training Career Management Organizational Skills Productivity Self Development Stress Management Time Management Uncategorized Work-Life Balance Workplace Tools

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What to Give On Valentine’s Day: A DumbLittleMan Gift Guide

Dumb Little Man

It even has two oversized front pockets for keeping your mobile phone or even the TV remote! It’s also a fun way to relieve stress and look back at what you went through as a couple. With massage nodes that mimic the motions or a real therapist’s hand, this massager can help you de-stress and relax right at the comfort of your home or even your office. Finding the perfect Valentine’s Day gift is not that easy.

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Out-Of-State Medical Marijuana Cards: What You Need To Know

Dumb Little Man

Post-traumatic stress disorder. Memorize or write down your lawyer and doctor’s phone numbers. Can you use medical marijuana card out-of-state? What do you need to know about medical marijuana reciprocity? Let’s answer these questions and more in the following along with what you have to know about qualifying conditions and patient rights if you qualify for MMJ. Qualifying Conditions.

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30 Easy Ways to Save Money You Probably Aren’t Doing Yet

Dumb Little Man

Start out with the habit of cooking at home once a week and slowly increase the frequency until you find a balance between saving money and getting stressed out. Unless you have small kids in the house or older people to take care of, it is more than likely that you will be able to survive with only your mobile phones. Let’s keep this one simple and clean – just a bunch of relatively easy ways to save money.

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The Benefits of Workplace Routines and How to Set Them Up

Eat Your Career

Reduce Stress. This reduces both the time and stress of decision-making throughout your day. You may also want to add reminders on your calendar or phone at certain times of day to keep you on track. I’m a huge fan of workplace routines. I use them on a daily and weekly basis, and I truly believe they play a major role in my productivity. Workplace routines are like rituals—specific, pre-established ways of doing things that need to happen on a regular basis.

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Top 5 Things You Can Do to Make Your Partner Happy

Dumb Little Man

Put down your phone while you’re with your partner and show them how important they are to you. Yet, with one in 10 couples admitting to checking their phones during sex, we figured we’d say it anyway. Reduces stress. Nothing is better than finding the person you’re meant to be with for the rest of your life. Once you find your soulmate, you make it your life’s mission to make them the happiest they can be.

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The Assistant as a “Center of Influence”

Office Dynamics

When an assistant is aware of what is going on or what is on the horizon, she or he can better anticipate, be proactive, plan better, foresee barriers, look more professional, and reduce stress. email, calendar, phone lines on your desk) Develop a healthy curiosity. I created the above visual as an image of the ideal situation between an executive and their assistant, especially when it comes to communication.

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The 3 Biggest Working from Home Challenges

Tips From T. Marie

Stress to yourself and others that when you are ‘in office’ it’s to be treated accordingly. Set a quitting time each day and not only shut off the computer but disconnect from business email and phone calls. Especially when you hit a slow period or something is going on in your personal life that is causing excitement or stress. Working from home might be considered the new American dream.

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Living A Sustainable Lifestyle: 10 Simple Tips On Going Green

Dumb Little Man

Remember to unplug the phone charger when you are not using it. Relax your mind and save yourself the stress of traffic jams or parking. Lately, ecology has become definitely trendy. Luckily, not all trendy comes to harm. Going green is an excellent idea for several reasons. While saving the planet is certainly the most important, saving money and improving health are not bad, either. It only takes a small effort to turn little changes into daily, long-lasting habits.

Your Business Feels Like a Job? 5 Steps to Reclaim Your Passion.

Tips From T. Marie

I guarantee not everything about your business is causing your stress. Do you have a client who insists on daily phone updates or constantly micro-manages? For most small business owners, the impetus to trek out into the world of business ownership is a combination of passion and hating their current job. To be honest, hatred of their job is often the starting point to discovering their passion and a business model that fits it.

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Podcast 118: What to do when you’re overwhelmed

Clutter Coach

There are days when stressful situations pile up to the point where you really can’t function, or you can see that you’re operating way below normal and really not getting anything done. If a relationship issue is stressing you out, diving into work can be a blessing. I just listened to a TED talk by Kelly McGonigal about how stress can be good for you. She wrote a book about this too, called The Upside of Stress. Listen or subscribe here: iTunes ?

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Why You Should Hire a Virtual Assistant

Jen Lawrence

Imagine being able to respond to your client and make your meeting on time with a simple phone call or text. Hiring the right VA can expand your usable skill set by two or three-fold and save you the frustration and stress of troubleshooting tasks yourself. The real title of this blog post should be “The Crazy Amazing Benefits of Hiring a Real-Life Virtual Assistant Instead of Doing Everything Yourself or Relying on Technology.” ” But that’s not catchy.

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How to Protect Your Time and Energy by Creating Boundaries

Jen Lawrence

Throw in collaboration and communication tools like Slack, workflow managers, chat, text, *gasp* the phone… and the idea of unplugging becomes downright laughable. Like many people, I didn’t feel the stress until I was so far down the rabbit hole that the only way out was to reach the bottom. In our ever-connected world, we are being drained by our work. Access to email means your boss can find you wherever, whenever.

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How to Handle Work Guilt

Jen Lawrence

Consistently showing up at work resentful, angry, or stressed serves absolutely no one. Turn off work and other unnecessary notifications on your phone and computer. Make home a place where you suddenly wonder where your phone is because you haven’t seen it in a few hours. Call it whatever you want – on some level we all experience some level of guilt around our jobs, especially if our work is particularly demanding.

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Why You Should Hire a Virtual Assistant

Jen Lawrence

Imagine being able to respond to your client and make your meeting on time with a simple phone call or text. Hiring the right VA can expand your usable skill set by two or three-fold and save you the frustration and stress of troubleshooting tasks yourself. The real title of this blog post should be “The Crazy Amazing Benefits of Hiring a Real-Life Virtual Assistant Instead of Doing Everything Yourself or Relying on Technology.” ” But that’s not catchy.

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7 Tips for Hiring a Virtual Assistant

Jen Lawrence

Someone may tell you what you “should” be giving up but hiring a VA is supposed to make your life easier – not more stressful or uncomfortable. Email, text, phone, chat? Hiring a virtual assistant is supposed to release stress, not increase it. You’re working your little heart out, losing track of time, and starting to consider hiring a little extra help. And you begin to wonder, “Am I ready for a virtual assistant?”

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3 Things To Do This Month for Your Career

45 Things

Find some quiet time (mute the phone, please) when you can just write down any random thoughts you have about your career. Stressed? I'm looking at my garden, noting all the flowers that have started to die as we move into the fall season. It's not been below 80 degrees, but already one of my trees is started to lose its leaves. At this time of year, many of us are dealing with back-to-school chaos or taking the last days of warm weather to go on vacation.

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7 Tips for Hiring a Virtual Assistant

Jen Lawrence

Someone may tell you what you “should” be giving up but hiring a VA is supposed to make your life easier – not more stressful or uncomfortable. Email, text, phone, chat? Hiring a virtual assistant is supposed to release stress, not increase it. You’re working your little heart out, losing track of time, and starting to consider hiring a little extra help. And you begin to wonder, “Am I ready for a virtual assistant?”

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How to Protect Your Time and Energy by Creating Boundaries

Jen Lawrence

Throw in collaboration and communication tools like Slack, workflow managers, chat, text, *gasp* the phone… and the idea of unplugging becomes downright laughable. Like many people, I didn’t feel the stress until I was so far down the rabbit hole that the only way out was to reach the bottom. In our ever-connected world, we are being drained by our work. Access to email means your boss can find you wherever, whenever.

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3 Ways to Handle a Negative Coworker

45 Things

If you don't want to be rude, tell her you've got to return a phone call, meet with someone else, etc. But the physical act of walking away will help alleviate the emotional stress of dealing with her, and the physical activity will help lower your blood pressure and restore you equilibrium. It seems like everywhere I turn, someone is always talking or writing about "times like these." Usually, it's not "times like these are so great."

2019 58

4 Steps to Being Happier

45 Things

Things got a bit easier once my kids decided to start sleeping, but that led to a host of other stresses as they grew: baseball and music practice, school projects, friends' birthday parties, etc. Sending emails while on the beach, making phone calls during a commute and giving up exercise time to talk to a colleague all sabotage her efforts. Savor your food -- enjoying your food reduces your stress.

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Help Your Career by Learning the Art of Persuasion

45 Things

Instead, talk to someone in person, or on the phone if that's not possible. Think about your goal, the best time to approach someone (not when they're under great stress or deadline), keeping your voice modulated and using words that persuade Have you ever tried to persuade someone to do something at work -- give you a pay raise, let you take on a new project, adopt a new system -- and you fail miserably? There's a reason for your lack of success.

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7 Signs You're a Workaholic

45 Things

Texts and emails keep us tethered to the job, not to mention the "quick phone call" to the office when we're supposed to be on vacation. You become stressed if you are prohibited from working. For most workers, the days of clocking out at 5 p.m. and never thinking of work again until the next morning when we clocked in at 9 a.m. are over.

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The 1 Thing That Could Lead to a Healthier, Happier 2019

45 Things

I went back to a stressful job in a stressful city with too much anxiety in my life. So, instead of turning on the TV or talking to Alexa or checking his phone, he became more aware of his inner self and what he was feeling emotionally. Health experts say that mindfulness can help with stress and insomnia and lead to a healthier diet and better memory. I distinctly remember one vacation where I sat alone on a beach, with only some birds for company.

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Scary Email Scams: They Have My Password!

Tips From T. Marie

Even if you change your password, it won’t help Sometimes the email includes a line where they say they have your password and sure enough, the one they claim to have is a password you’ve used in the past or they may indicate they know your phone number and it really is your phone number. They also may stress that there is no way you can track them down. I’ve written about email scams here before , but just like everything online, scams have changed over the years.

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An Interview with the Office Dynamics Team

Office Dynamics

I saw it during the welcome reception, all day during the trainings, and as we finished, the admins were sharing emails, phone numbers, and business/personal cards to keep in touch. Melia: I am on the phone and helping people and groups all year by answering questions, helping with registration, assisting with hotel information, etc. You will enjoy special event pricing on most of our items, including the 2019 Conference.

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