Day: September 19, 2020

How To Be Productive Working From Home

As the Covid-19 pandemic forces millions of people around the world to work from home, one central concern for companies is whether people can maintain their productivity while working in isolation. For those who have never worked outside of the office, remote working can be incredibly challenging, not just for

Five Must-Read Work From Home Blogs To Help You Succeed In Your Career

5 Must-Read Work From Home Blogs To Help You Succeed In Your Career

The Covid-19 pandemic has taken a significant toll on the global job market. The International Labour Organisation reported over 400 million job losses in the second quarter of 2020, forcing many of these workers to take an unexpected plunge into the gig economy.  Remote working is an attractive career option

The 11 Home Office Essentials Uncovered To Create The Best Work Environment

In light of current unprecedented times, many employees have found themselves working from home on a regular basis. For some of us, this may be the first time we have completed any work-related tasks outside of the office. Others may have worked from home on one or two occasions, while

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Stop

Stop whatever you are doing and focus on this.

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Take Deep Breaths

Follow the instructions on screen or if you have sound follow the spoken instructions.
Breathe in through your nose and out through your mouth.

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Observe

Observe your body, your thoughts, your feeling and your emotions. Is your heart racing? Are you sweating? Is your mouth dry? Are you angry? Are you worried? Are you stressed?
Do you need to be reacting the way you are?
How important is the issue you are stressed about?
Is this worth you being stressed over? Will it still be important this time next year?
What advice would you give to a friend if they were in your position?

Now take a moment and relax yourself.

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Proceed

Now continue on with your day, incorporating what you have just learned about the emotions you were feeling.