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Energy Boosts at Work
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9/16/2014 3:31:23 PM
Some of these ideas are good. But how does one squeeze a 20 minute nap in at work unless they work at home or in a closed off office where no one can see them? Same goes for the push up against the desk o.O
Everything sounded great except the walking meeting. However a brainstormning meeting with two or three people may be great. It's just hard to take notes when you're walking. Maybe I will try it with one person on my team, we'll call it action research.
This is the reminder I needed! I have been snacking (started with the bad stuff - junk - have moved onto healthier items - edamame, rice cakes - but still snacking in order to stay awake is not a good habit) and drinking tons of coke zeros... next week will bring a fresh start.
4/21/2011 6:45:07 PM
I work retail. In the event that I have a lunch break, I've started walking around the mall, or during my fifteen, I do some moderate stretching in the breakroom. When we're slow of an evening I get on the sales floor, walk, greet customers (your boss will love that), and clean the cases (I work in the jewelry department). I don't hit the vending machines on my breaks and instead chug water and eat an orange or protein bar I carry in my purse.
These sound great for those in an office, but not all of us do. I work in retail. I'm walking around all the time. I sit maybe 10 minutes in 6 hours. What about us? What is there for us to do to keep our minds focused?
I am guilty of this. I am a teacher and most of my day is spent trying to get students to focus and do their work at a table. I will try to have them move more!
4/21/2011 7:22:09 AM
Why not try a scientifically proven nutraceutical like neurapex (www.neurapex.com)? It will help keep you focused and, when you're focused 'time flies' ... which means the office hours pass more quickly!!!
4/21/2011 7:19:02 AM
Another great article. Taking breaks at work is so important, but sometimes so hard to do.
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