Practical strategies to help you manage digital distraction at work and beyond.
The benefits of mindfulness are vast and varied, but there’s a lot of misinformation out there, so it can be
Not feeling very zen-like at the office lately? Mindfulness at work is possible! Learn practical tips and tools to reduce stress and improve performance.
Learn how to set up multiple desktops for PC and Mac. This easy productivity strategy provides fewer distractions and better focus.
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If you’re feeling frazzled by the demands of modern life, you’re not alone. According to a recent Gallup poll, 79%
It’s a daily struggle. You sit down at your computer, ready to tackle your day. And then it happens. A
Although electronic calendars, software, and the internet were supposed to make it easier than ever to schedule meetings, the actual result of these technologies has been that people arrive late, reschedule meetings, or miss them altogether more frequently these days.
Here are just a few of the reasons why I think we are more disorganized, late, and stressed out about our calendar than ever before:
The so-called “desktop metaphor” has been around on personal computers for about 40 years and is still the dominant way of visually organizing information. It was originally designed to emulate a physical desktop on which you put folders, files, and other types of documents and devices.
Regardless of how you feel about computer desktops, they can become cluttered just like a physical desktop, which can be distracting, stress-inducing, and hinder your productivity.
Staying on top of your email inbox can feel like a daunting and never-ending task. Although I don’t have any magic solution to this issue, the tip I’ll share today has helped me cut through the clutter much more efficiently, allowing me to stay focused on real work and thus have much more time during my work day.
Here is my suggestion: Put emails that you receive onto your calendar so that you respond to them at scheduled times.
Do you find that it’s hard to turn your work mind off even after you stop working? Is the “end of the work day” concept foreign to you because you keep your nose so close the grindstone? Many of us find ourselves in this situation, particularly with smartphones, laptops, and mobile internet enabling us to stay connected at all times.
Those of us who work from home can find it especially difficult to create boundaries between work and personal life. Here are some suggestions for doing just that.
For those of you who are old enough to remember what it was like to attend a meeting before the
Here are some more ways to apply mindfulness to tackling the tasks on your to-do list.
Today, I’ll provide some pointers for how to apply mindfulness to getting things done on your to-do list.
We all feel gratitude sometimes, even if we’re not mindful enough to be aware of the feeling. And if we
We’ve talked before about using mindfulness at a personal level in the workplace to reduce stress. But you may have
Work is a place that we can easily feel stressed and overwhelmed. Maybe you have multiple projects going at the
Last week we talked about how and why we need to recover from tasks in our daily life and we
If you’re like most people, in the past you’ve probably thought something along the lines of wow, I’ve been so
Neil Seligman is the Founder of The Conscious Professional, the Author of 100 Mindfulness Meditations and one of the UK’s
You already know about meditation, and you may have heard that it’s becoming more mainstreamâ€”it’s not just for Buddhists or
We’re living in an always on society. We’re always doing something, we’re always connected, we’re always right by our phones
Even if you’re lucky enough to have a super laid back and relaxed work environment, I’m willing to bet that
We all have had those times when we’re feeling a little crunched for time, we have so much to do,
A good meeting can energize people, refocus a team, and strengthen interpersonal connections. A bad meeting can suck the
Have you ever heard the saying confidence comes from within? When you begin to practice mindfulness, you learn that that
Forget about hip cafÃ©s in the office, company cars, and gym memberships, the best company perk might be something a
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