Newsletter Articles – Stress Savers and Avoid Burnout

Newsletter Articles – Stress Savers and Avoid Burnout

Posted by Amanda Furness

Our last edition of In Equilibrium in 2014 featured external articles offering ten “stay-sane tips”; 3 stress-busting yoga moves you can do at your desk; 5 ways you can learn to take on and enjoy your work life; research as to how social diversity makes us smarter; a case for radical innovation in corporate UK’s wellness agenda; and a definition of happiness.

Wellbeing: Ten stress savers you can’t live (happily) without

As someone who has suffered from several depressive episodes, writer Rachel Kelly has devised ten strategies over almost a decade which she now routinely practises and have become known as her “stay-sane tips”.

Stress-busting yoga moves you can do at your desk

Most of us know we should be getting up and moving around the office far more than we actually do in order to help both our wellbeing and our productivity. So for anyone deskbound, here are 3 moves you can quickly practise at or beside your desk for positive effect.

Five ways to avoid burnout at work and achieve inner peace

Instead of living a life where we constantly try to find balance and therefore aim to match our very active time at work with periods of inactivity outside it, this article suggests there is a another way and recommends five ways you can learn to take on and enjoy your work life instead of continually looking for ways to escape from it.

How diversity makes us smarter

An American article which looks at the results of recent studies to illustrate that social diversity makes us more creative and more meticulous as well as making us work harder.

Corporate UK’s Wellness Agenda: A Case for Radical Innovation

Priyam Sharma looks at the facts and figures of the effect the present health crisis is having on the UK workforce. She firmly believes that employers need to play a vital part in improving the lives of their workforce and offers suggestions for those implementing wellness programmes.

Definition of happiness

Although we can all probably come up with our own description, this one has to be worth spending 90 seconds on. It’s a video but no sound is required … a smile on your face, however, is obligatory!