Are you feeling energized, motivated, excited, creative, and fully engaged at work and in your relationships? If you answered ‘no’ to even just one of these – then you would benefit from a break. Holidays, mental health days, and regular self-care can keep you functioning at your best. But the research is showing that many employees are not taking their full annual… Read More »💥 Increase productivity and feel less exhaustion … here’s how!
The beginning of summer for many is a break from the usual routine. Time to refresh, recharge and perhaps re-evaluate. For me it’s a time to think about which new habits I would like to integrate and work on. The 8 weeks of summer gives me this opportunity and I will practice the art of thanksgiving, also known as gratitude. … Read More »The simple Joy of Thanksgiving in June
Is it time to go analog? Taking a break away from your computer or phone can help your people from developing computer vision syndrome. According to data from DataReportal, the average American spends 7 hours and 4 minutes looking at a screen every day.” Mar 21, 2022 Hundreds of millions of virtual meetings are occurring daily on multiple video conferencing platforms. With these… Read More »Do your people suffer from Computer Vision-Syndrome?
A few weeks ago, we at Doodle Breaks had the pleasure of working with a high performing team of senior executives from one of the world’s leading information technology and networking companies. Their challenge was implementing hyper productivity whilst managing work-life balance as successful senior executives. They were exhausted. So much to do, little time for breaks, they were operating on overdrive just… Read More »Balancing Hyper-Productivity with Life Balance
Around the world, 40% of workers say they believe burnout is an inevitable part of success. Does it have to be? During the two plus years of living and working through the pandemic, this has accelerated burnout to unfathomable heights. U.S. workers said they experienced burnout at an average of 2.3 times in the last year, the highest globally. So how… Read More »40% of people think burnout is inevitable
Distractions – they are everywhere – pings, emails, deadlines, co-workers, traffic, family members – the list goes on. Constant distractions have resulted in 33% of workers saying their attention span is shorter than it was a year ago. (Asana index) Yikes! 70% of employees will read their emails while watching television at home. How’s that for a distraction? In the last year, workers from the… Read More »How distracted are your people?
Life is a series of sprints followed by recovery. The other day I was chatting with a friend who really shed some light on this topic. When we dug into this further, it came down to understanding the relationship between stress and recovery mode. This symbiotic relationship is really important so you can build capacity and capability, as you learn… Read More »Sprints followed by recovery
May is Mental Health Awareness month. Fewer Americans are “thriving” today than 13 months ago. While daily stress and worry remain steady and near pre-pandemic levels, according to a new life satisfaction poll released in March by the polling firm Gallup: The percentage of adults classified as “thriving” dropped again to 53.2% Thriving rates among independents have dropped steeply since June 2021… Read More »Turning Negative Stress Into Positive Change
Have you ever been driving your car or taking public transit and you suddenly arrived at your destination, yet you don’t realize it until you get there? Sometimes we go into auto-pilot mode, especially for things that we do on a regular basis which can be helpful, but this takes us away from being fully present in the moment. What… Read More »Creative Mindfulness Explained …