Beware of Toxic Productivity: Tips for Working While Under Stress

Eat Your Career

It tends to appear most in times of stress, which we (collectively, as a society) are currently enduring in extreme quantities. If you want to learn how to work effectively while under stress, you first need to understand what Toxic Productivity is and how to avoid it.

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How To Let Go Of Things That Cause You Stress

Dumb Little Man

One of the few things you will experience in life is emotional stress. Inevitable as it is, the question is how to get through heartaches and let go of the things that cause us stress. The more you learn to live in the present and not the past, the more you’d be stronger in life. Understanding that the person or thing causing stress was never meant to be yours (maybe you just lost something precious, or someone you ever loved so dearly just broke up with you).

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Managing Stress: How Stress Can Actually Improve the Quality of Our Life

Dumb Little Man

If you are like many people, you only associate stress with negative things such as depression, weakened immune system , and fatal diseases such as heart attack and high blood pressure. But did you know that there are positive effects of stress? Before you disagree, though, have you ever been stressed out in an exam room because a question was too tough for your liking? Well, if you answered yes, then you definitely have benefited from stress, one way or another.

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How Managers Can Help Stressed Out Employees

Dumb Little Man

Stress management for employees is important as it allows them to give their best at work. A stressed-out employee will never be able to perform well. Although it can leave the employees baffled, it’s a good way for them to release the stress. Apart from this, managers can do the following to help stressed-out employees: Clear Goals. They’ll learn how to pace their work better by indulging in these activities. How to deal with emotional stress.

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Getaway From Stress: 7 Reasons Why You Should Travel

Dumb Little Man

Stress plays a huge role in our lives. Some of the biggest factors that contribute to the increase in stress are work and money. How can we reduce our stress? One of the effective ways of reducing stress is to take a vacation and travel. The pleasure of seeing the wonders of your adventure can cleanse your mind, enabling you to be open to different perspectives and to value all your learnings. Traveling takes you away from that stressful environment.

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7 Awesome Ways to Effectively Manage Your Stress on Weekdays

Dumb Little Man

Stress is a silent killer and if you’re not doing well in coping with stress at work, it can spell problems for you. Stress can strike anyone, even the most optimistic and energetic of people. Studies show that stress is one of the leading causes of chronic health conditions. Heart disease, accelerated aging, and diabetes are linked to stress. Yes, stress is inevitable. Here are the best ones to help you start coping with stress at work.

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Stress Management Techniques

Ian's Messy Desk

Home About Contact Me Links Sitemap Stress Management Techniques Posted by Ian McKenzie Written on August 23, 2010 If youre new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Stress related symptoms can be broken down into four major categories.

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Top 12 Tips For A Stress-Free Life For College Freshmen

Dumb Little Man

Stress plays a huge role in many college student’s lives, especially freshman. In today’s society, stress is almost inevitable. But, we’ve put together several tips for college freshmen to help you manage your stress. You can use them to have a stress-free college experience from year one until you finish your courses. It also helps take your mind off your stress. Money is a huge stress point for many students. Learn to Say No.

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How to Reduce Stress in Your Life

Ian's Messy Desk

Reduce Stress. Although stress can sometimes be a good thing, too much stress can actually harm your health and increase your risk of disease. Learning to manage stress and relax is not easy with today’s busy lifestyle. Many life events such as moving, leaving school, changing jobs, and experiencing losses can cause stress. Daily hassles, such as being stuck in traffic, deadlines or conflicts can also be stress-provoking.

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9 Tips To Overcome Stress For Freelancers

Dumb Little Man

Stress is a feeling brought by lack of control of a situation. One of the ways you can combat the feeling of stress brought about by being overwhelmed by the number of jobs you have to do is to create a doable schedule that works for you. I used to worry and feel stressed when my clients are not 100% happy. Learn tо say NO. The post 9 Tips To Overcome Stress For Freelancers appeared first on Dumb Little Man. Career Freelancing StressYou’re a freelancer.

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7 Easy Ways to Remove Negative Energy and Unnecessary Stress

Dumb Little Man

But, what if those people are the ones causing you unnecessary stress? Either accept them the way they are or learn to live without them. The post 7 Easy Ways to Remove Negative Energy and Unnecessary Stress appeared first on Dumb Little Man. Negativity StressAre you sick and bored of the nagging people in your life? Does it make you feel more and more annoyed? Then, it’s the right time to make some lifestyle changes and bring peace to your life.

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3 Ways to Manage Stress During the Holidays

Office Dynamics

To help you stay effective, achieve more and reduce stress, here are a few proven tips on managing time during this busy season: Review your approaching deadlines. This is an excellent best practice that can prevent mistakes during high-stress times when we’re often asked to “rush” certain projects. Remember: You’re in charge of your time – so don’t let it control you, even during the stressful holiday season.

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Chicago is a stressful city, learn techniques for stress relief

The Office Professionals Place

With its rising unemployment rate, expensive gas, high population density, and poor air quality, Chicago is considered one of the most stressful cities in America. This statement was realized when a former colleague contacted me and told me what a

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4 Types Of Stress At Work And How To Deal With Them

Dumb Little Man

More blessed, less stressed. The list can get long but one thing is present in all these factors- stress. Stress is the body’s natural response to pressure or danger around you. Every day, we encounter stress. However, too much stress can have negative effects on your health. Here are the common types of stress at work and how to manage them. Time Stress. This is the most common type of stress at work. How To Manage Time Stress.

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Taking Home Learning To The Next Level

Dumb Little Man

Distance learning can be difficult for students all around the world. Making learning fun could offer a solution. Sleep well, learn well. You’ll also want to encourage sleep to reduce the amount of stress on your student. Having consistent sleep and wake times each day can help reduce cortisol – which is known as the stress hormone. Incorporating technology into education makes learning slightly more fun – music to every student’s ears.

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The 5 Commandments for Saving Time and Reducing Stress

Dumb Little Man

Such a stressful existence isn''t the answer. Instead, here''s a chance to have both productivity and freedom from stress. That way you can learn your weaknesses and self-correct. You can live a richer, more fulfilling life that is free of stress. Happiness Productivity Stress I know lots of people who would give anything to get more done and in less time. They typically respond by being rushed and harried everywhere they go and with everything they do.

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3 Life Lessons Learned from Working in a Startup

Dumb Little Man

I must say it was a journey worth venturing into – full of learning and challenges. Here are my three key learnings that I will take forward with me into future careers and personal challenges. Being in a startup is like being in a rocky boat with a storm coming your way!

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Using Machine Learning and AI for Productivity In The Workplace

Dumb Little Man

If anything, it’s making business a lot more human by offering breathing space and reducing stress. No saturation point – AI will never ever stress out or need breaks, meaning the overall time taken to perform a task is substantially decreased. With Google’s application of machine learning algorithms such as Natural Language Processing (NLP) for SEO and Smart Bidding for paid marketing, how the industry works is now very much tailored to favour AI and automation.

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How to Overcome Stress in the Workplace

Productivity Bits

We encounter stress on a daily basis especially in our workplace. It is important to learn how to deal with stress and how to overcome it. If we just let stress rule our lives, it can cause serious damage to our health and to our overall well-being. We must learn ways to overcome it before it overcomes us. Some people deal with stress in different ways. With regards to writing, here are some useful tips that can help anyone overcome stress: 1.

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Chicago is a stressful city, learn techniques for stress relief

The Office Professionals Place

With its rising unemployment rate, expensive gas, high population density, and poor air quality, Chicago is considered one of the most stressful cities in America. Stress has an interesting way of talking hold of

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12 Stressful Things To Let Go Of If You Want To Live A Calm Life

Dumb Little Man

With so many things to do and things happening, you just can’t help but wonder how good it would be if you can just forget being stressed. Whilst you can’t be completely free of stress, you can control your relationship with it. Failure is a chance to learn. It’s so stressful when somebody pulls you into their whirlwind of drama. It almost always ends up with me being at the epicenter of his storm and it leaves me feeling stressed and uncomfortable.

2017 164

5 Lessons You Can Learn From Cynics

Dumb Little Man

To achieve the same state of mind, here are 5 important lessons you can learn from Cynics. This discontent makes their lives a lot more complicated and stressful. Learning from cynics, you must also strip off your desire for material things if you really want to be happy. They believed that for us to be truly happy, we have to learn how to reject our desire for wealth, fame and power. The post 5 Lessons You Can Learn From Cynics appeared first on Dumb Little Man.

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The 5 Commandments for Saving Time and Reducing Stress

Dumb Little Man

They typically respond by freaking out, being rushed, and living a high stress life. This stressful existence isn't the answer. Instead, here's a chance to have both productivity and freedom from stress. That way you can learn your weaknesses and self-correct. You can live a richer, more fulfilling life that is free of stress. Productivity Time StressI know a lot of people who would give anything to get more done and in less time.

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17 Ways To Remove Stress From Your Life Once And For All

Dumb Little Man

Modern life can be stressful but there are some key things you can stop doing that will remove stress from your life and give you back your sense of calm. Learn from it, and let it go. Unrealistic expectations are one of the root causes of unwanted stress and pressure. Health Relaxation Focus Stress Change Happiness

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How to Plan Events Your Team Will Love (Without the Stress)

Eat Your Career

As the editor for All Hands and an event organizer myself, I’ve had the opportunity to learn from event planning experts. The post How to Plan Events Your Team Will Love (Without the Stress) appeared first on Eat Your Career.

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18 Stress Reducers, By Waking Hour

Simple Productivity Blog

--> Home Get Updates Ebooks Free Stuff Donate About Contact Me Get Free Updates: Via RSS | Via Email | Productivity Simplification Balance Life Design Organization Clutter 18 Stress Reducers, By Waking Hour Posted on September 6, 2010 by LJ Earnest Welcome to Simple Productivity Blog!

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Why Continued Learning Is Important

Office Dynamics

Are you coming into your fullness through learning and growing? What has been your greatest stretch in terms of learning and development? In this issue, I want to talk about: Why BIG learning is important. The definition of BIG learning. Today, should not be a question of, “Do I need to learn?” It is a fact that you need to learn in aspects of life so you don’t make big mistakes, waste your time and money, get left behind, and become terribly stressed.

Stress Epidemic--30 Ways to Chill Out!

Office Dynamics

Almost every magazine I pick up has an article on reducing stress, and the “YOU” docs (Oz and Roizen) list stress as the #4 health risk factor on their list of the top 4. I’ve spent the better part of my adult life learning techniques to manage my own stress.

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4 Stress-Free Networking Opportunities for Women

Office Dynamics

Few things in life are as stressful as making a career change. While networking is often a very successful way to find a job, it can be quite stressful, especially for introverts. But there are more ways to network these days than simply going to a mixer hosted by a professional group, and even better, many of them can actually help you reduce stress. You don’t have to be a yogi to enjoy the stress-reducing benefits of yoga. Photo via Flickr by Eugene Kim.

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Top 10 Lifehacks Everybody Should Learn from Nurses

Dumb Little Man

Take a look at the following life hacks we can learn from nurses. For strong odors, handwashing is not enough and this is when they learned to use toothpaste as a trick. It can also be related to stress and for this case, rotating the ice pack around the nape area will offer relaxing relief. The post Top 10 Lifehacks Everybody Should Learn from Nurses appeared first on Dumb Little Man. Do you know that some nurse life hacks are also useful outside the medical practice?

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12 Important Life Lessons I Learned The Hard Way

Dumb Little Man

I learned this with public speaking, quitting my corporate job, and following my heart. I can’t stress this enough. Learn from the situation and know that there is a plan for you and you can do anything you wish. The post 12 Important Life Lessons I Learned The Hard Way appeared first on Dumb Little Man. It’s been a long journey for me to realize what life is about and how to be happy.

2018 169

How to Get Your Work Done, With Less Stress

Productivity Bits

These distractions also cause stress, which makes work even more unbearable. The key to getting work done is to decrease your stress, which can develop from a variety of situations — from issues in your personal life to your workload at the office. No matter where it comes from, though, stress hurts your productivity. While eliminating stress is often easier said than done, especially in the workplace, it is possible. Getting work done is no easy feat for anyone.

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Learn to Stop to Keep Going

Ian's Messy Desk

The post Learn to Stop to Keep Going appeared first on Ian's Messy Desk. You will only be able to manage the load of stress to the limit of the above capacities. You just finished reading Learn to Stop to Keep Going ! Recommended: Evernote Essentials The post Learn to Stop to Keep Going appeared first on Ian's Messy Desk. Imagine getting behind the wheel of your car and driving continuously, without any thought to refueling or maintenance.

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Research Shows Learning Is an Antidote to Stress

45 Things

There's a lot of stress at work these days, which are why things like yoga and mindfulness are such popular topics. But new research finds that deep breathing and downward-facing dog aren't enough to really reduce worker stress -- it's on-the-job learning that may lead to better outcomes. Workers who were learning new things, however, exhibited much less of that kind of problem behavior, the study finds.

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Stress Epidemic--30 Ways to Chill Out!

Office Dynamics

Almost every magazine I pick up has an article on reducing stress, and the “YOU” docs (Oz and Roizen) list stress as the #4 health risk factor on their list of the top 4. I’ve spent the better part of my adult life learning techniques to manage my own stress.

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Don't Let Fear and Anxiety Rule Your Life. Learn How to Banish Anxiety and Face Your Fears.

Dumb Little Man

Health Development Goals Relaxation How To Stress Change Happiness Fear CBT Do you ever feel anxious? That white knuckle, heart stopping, and nausea inducing feeling of dread and panic? Many of us have experienced these feelings. Our fears can very quickly overtake you if you’re not careful. But here are 2 simple Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) based technique that can help to zap your anxiety.

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7 Podcasts that You Need in Your Life

Dumb Little Man

Gone are the days when we were bound to sit on a desk for learning. Today, technology has gifted us so many options for learning and entertainment on the go, and podcasts are one of them. By spending just five minutes a day, you can easily learn the tactics and embrace positivity.

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Breaking the Fast: What I Have Learned Using Intermittent Fasting

Dumb Little Man

It was much too time consuming and stressful for me to try to input everything I ate into apps and figure every last calorie out. While there is a ton of content out there that dives deep into the biological implications and positive health effects of intermittent fasting ; you can learn more about that by just searching google. We must learn to have acceptance and appreciation for other healthy lifestyles, as they help make the world a better and more interesting place.

2016 159

5 Simple Ways To Manage Stress

Brilliantly Better

Yeap, stress. As usual, when I stumble upon some unusual situation, I try to extract as much meaning and learning I can. And here are 5 things I learned about how one should manage stress in the last 2 weeks. Sorry to disappoint you, but this proved to be one of the best rules of coping with stress that I learned in the last 2 weeks. Stressful situations may spiral for ever if you don’t establish clear exit points.

Who Else Wants Stress-Free Holidays?

Simple Productivity Blog

Or are you over-scheduled, over-budget and over-stressed? It took me a while to figure out what the essence of stress-free holidays were about. You will learn: How to determine what traditions are meaningful. Stress-Free Holidays Are Within Your Reach.

STRESS - 22 Ideas on How to Identify it and Eradicate It!

Productive & Organized

Do you know when you are stressed?    Do you know what you can do to eliminate your stress?    Small doses of stress can help you perform well under pressure and even motivate you to do your best.  Best De-stress. De-Stress Dreaming.

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Now Available. On Demand. Workshop Learning Library

Office Organization Success

Less stress and overwhelm – you’ll actually fall in love with your business again! It’s a powerhouse of tools, systems, strategies, resources, templates, cheat sheets, and checklists. But more importantly, it helps you experience: 1. Consistent revenues – no more feast or famine cycles! More clients – lots of your ideal clients too! Not only are you getting on demand. Anytime. You also get two amazing gifts: 1. Save 20-25% on every workshop. The more you say YES, the more you save!

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6 Email Principles To Boost Productivity And Reduce Stress

Productivityist

These email principles will help you take control of your inbox and reduce the stress that comes with using time and energy effectively. While it works for some, for the rest of us, it tends to stress us out. Be ruthless about unsubscribing to newsletters you don’t find interesting or don’t learn from. The post 6 Email Principles To Boost Productivity And Reduce Stress appeared first on Productivityist.

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