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Why not try running to work?

By on March 14, 2018 in Health & Wellbeing with 0 Comments
Why not try running to work?

It can be hard keeping fit if you’re in a desk job – but if you live within a few miles of the office there’s a perfect solution. Instead of driving or using public transport, why not try running to work? Running is a great way to start the working day – it will wake […]

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Staring at a screen all day? Avoid Computer Vision Syndrome

By on March 1, 2018 in Health & Wellbeing with 0 Comments
Staring at a screen all day? Avoid Computer Vision Syndrome

Working in an office inevitably means working on a computer screen. And working on a screen creates an annoying health problem for many people – Computer Vision Syndrome. Also known as CVS, Computer Vision Syndrome affects more than half of people regularly using a screen. CVS is an umbrella term for a wide array of […]

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The story of the stress ball

The story of the stress ball

  We’ve all had occasional moments in the office when things haven’t been going well – and around 30 years ago a man named Alex Carswell had one of those episodes. In frustration he threw his pen at the wall and ended up smashing the glass in a framed photograph of his mother. This gave […]

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Monday blues? How to beat them.

Monday blues? How to beat them.

The ‘Monday Blues’ is a well-known phenomenon in office culture. We’ve probably all experienced that sinking feeling at one time or another. However, if you always feel terrible on Mondays, you really need to ask yourself why. Perhaps you simply hate your job and need to find another. However, it’s possible you just have a […]

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How to be happy at work

By on January 3, 2018 in Health & Wellbeing with 0 Comments
How to be happy at work

Brexit and the global recession may be affecting your work opportunities, as it’s not as easy as it used to be to find a new job. But don’t give in to gloom – try these tips for staying happy at work until you find the job of your dreams: Be realistic – few people have […]

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Top tips for the winter commute to work

By on November 20, 2017 in Health & Wellbeing, Office Workers, Workwear with 0 Comments
Top tips for the winter commute to work

Walking or cycling to work is great for your fitness and the environment – but in the winter months it’s a bit more challenging. Here are a few tips to help you stay safe but sustainable in the winter chill: Tips for walkers Stay warm with multiple layers of clothing and avoid anything too big […]

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Are office workers getting enough vitamin D?

Are office workers getting enough vitamin D?

The dark days of winter have long been a trial for the UK’s office workers – after all, who really enjoys travelling to work and back home in the dark? But now fears are growing that Britain’s office workers are seriously short of vitamin D because of their limited opportunities to spend time outside. A […]

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Feeling stressed? National Stress Awareness Day

By on October 19, 2017 in Health & Wellbeing with 0 Comments
Feeling stressed? National Stress Awareness Day

We all need a certain amount of healthy stress in our lives to motivate us – but too many demands can lead to us feeling overwhelmed and out of control. Excessive stress can lead to poor physical, mental and emotional health, so we all need to keep on top of it. Stress reactions occur when […]

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How do you get to work?

How do you get to work?

How do you get to the office in the morning? I doubt if you have chosen the same mode of transport as Benjamin David from Munich, Germany – he swims 2km along the Isar River! Fed up with the congestion and stress of Munich’s roads in the rush hour, Mr David decided to don swimming […]

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Work Life Balance Week 2017: Top tips for employers

Work Life Balance Week 2017: Top tips for employers

Following on from our last post we bring you some tips… It’s possible to adopt family-friendly working practices without sacrificing productivity or financial efficiency. Happier employees are better motivated, and less likely to experience health problems or burnout. So here are some top tips for bosses who would like encourage a better work-life balance for […]

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