Minimizing distractions takes discipline and handy tools and tips A 2017 study by the staffing firm OfficeTeam revealed that the average deskbound (or laptop-bound) professional wastes an average of 56 minutes a day using her mobile devices for nonwork activities. That’s in addition to another...

[caption id="attachment_7377" align="alignleft" width="300"] Shot of a young woman taking a break during a demanding day at work[/caption] Letting go is hard. But once you learn how, your career will reap the benefits. It’s a natural tendency to want to do everything ourselves. However, in the workplace (and...

[caption id="attachment_7174" align="alignleft" width="300"] Office worker relaxes and meditates in the lotus position. Businesswoman meditating. Vector handdrawn creative illustration.[/caption] We all want to get more done. But the solution doesn’t always require spending more time plugging away. Instead, try these tips and tricks for working smarter—and...

by Katherine Griffin In recent years, studies have shown that, contrary to conventional belief, multitasking isn’t efficient. Our brains can’t truly handle more than one thing at once, and the microseconds spent switching between tasks actually diminish our focus. So how to resist the temptation to multitask?...

Do you have goals you’ve thought about for years but don’t seem 
to be getting any closer to? These tips, based on research by psychology professor Gail Matthews of Dominican University of California, may help. 1. Write your goals down. Getting the goals out of your...

Shortcuts Sleep problems have become something of an epidemic: one-third of adults in the United States report sleeping fewer than seven hours a night, and a similar number say they nod off in the daytime at least once a month. These tips from the National Sleep...

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