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10 Gifts For People That Work From Home

The holiday season is fast approaching, and with many of us getting used to the reality of working from home this year, buying holiday gifts for people that work from home is a topic that’s on everyone’s mind.   If you are struggling to find holiday presents that can add

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9 Things To Do When You Can’t Focus At Work

If you are reading this article, you are probably procrastinating. All of us have unproductive days when we cannot focus on what needs to get done, and if you work from home, the lack of structure and professional etiquette and expectations make it even more tempting to slack off.  

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

Work happier with an attitude of gratitude

Work Happier With An Attitude Of Gratitude, Here’s How

The Covid-19 has forced millions of people around the world to abruptly transition into remote working, with little preparation to cope with this new reality. Experts predict that remote working will be the “new normal” for months to come. In addition to business-related concerns such as maintaining productivity and effective

Work From home Books

6 Work From Home Books To Help You Master Remote Working

The Covid-19 pandemic has fundamentally challenged what “work” means for thousands of companies and displaced millions of workers, pushing them into the gig economy. Working from home is the new norm, not the exception, as even the most resistant businesses and employees are forced to adapt.   A recent PwC

Mindfulness Books

Top 7 Best Mindfulness Books To Help You Live In The Now

Whether you’re a freelancer or writer working from home normally, or just started this self-isolating practice due to the “new normal”, the stress and pressure can become overwhelming. Building a healthy routine with mindfulness and being able to choose how you respond to pressure can help soothe anxiety and increase

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Top 5 Inspirational Working From Home Quotes To Energize You

For most of us, the idea of working from home might have been something we dreamed about and planned about – it was not something that we would just suddenly find ourselves having to do. There are millions of people who during Covid-19 have suddenly found themselves having to work

5 Predictions for the Future of Remote Working Tools

Many businesses were catapulted into the world of remote working due to the pandemic. This has expedited a considerable amount of companies’ use of remote working tools – often for the very first time. Not only this, but a number of large high profile companies have recently announced that they

How to Spot & Combat Remote Employee Unhappiness

If you manage a remote team, there may come a point where you think that a member of your workforce seems unhappy. But how do you address this kind of issue within a virtual team? It might seem more complicated to sort out when your team is distributed, but it

Will Remote Working Become The New Normal?

Remote working has now become commonplace across the world, with many working remotely for the first time this year, predominantly as a direct result of the COVID-19 pandemic. In the UK alone, almost half of all British workers worked from home for at least some of the week in April

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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.