I'm kind of a self-improvement junkie. I’ve read a lot of articles about work-life balance over the years. Many suggest checklists or other tools and encourage you to schedule yourself time to recharge.
If you have tried these like I have, you have probably found “me time” gets overridden by the priority of the moment. It is typically sacrificed to ANY seemingly greater priority. You end up not giving yourself the time and running from the beginning to the end of the day.
When it comes to the workplace, one of the most difficult things to deal with is also one of the toughest ones to discuss—stress. It can be challenging to address workplace stress without feeling like you are a weak link or are causing unrest amongst coworkers. Here are some tips for reducing stress and increasing productivity.
Some professionals mistake busyness for productivity when nothing could be further from the truth. Making a whole list of "busy work" may make you feel accomplished, but it can be incredibly unproductive and often is. Meetings, emails, and simple tasks are often bread-and-butter of the typical day in the office, but these tasks can obscure crucial other opportunities. Here are a few ways you can revolutionize your daily productivity, all backed up by experts and research.