4 Reasons Why You Are Burning Out

Get Through The Rest Of The Day With These Tips

By Carolina Cuartas - September 12, 2017

This article is for those who has ever stared at the screen wondering how he or she will get the motivation to get it through the rest of the day. Don’t worry, you are not alone.

 

You Don't Give Yourself A Break

Walk away from your desk and refresh your mind. This doesn’t mean quickly eating your lunch in the break room. This means meditation, unplugging, running a few errands, or even taking a power nap.   You’ll be more engaged and productive the rest of the day.

 

You Aren't Paying Attention To Your Posture

Paying attention to good posture can help prevent injury in the future. Most common form of bad posture is when people bend forward at the waist when sitting at a desk. To improve your posture, keep your feet on the ground, don’t cross your legs, use your backrest to support your low- and mid-back, and relax your shoulders. Making simple adjustments in posture decrease the chance of depression, decreased circulation, and burnout.

 

 

You Don’t Sit Still

Sitting stagnant with produce stagnant thoughts. An easy way to get moving is by stretching (Yoga Poses You Can Do At Your Desk), going for a walk, getting up to grab a snack. Get that blood flowing and move around!

 

You Don’t Exercise

I know you hear this over and over again, but exercise really helps prevent burnout. A recent Australian study found that participants who added exercise to their daily routine had less mental distress, mental exhaustion, and perceived stress than those who hadn’t incorporated exercise. It’s SO important that you find time to exercise. Once you realize that the hardest part about exercising is getting your butt to the gym, you won’t be as stressed and tired at work.

 
 

These are only a few ways to manage burnout at work, but ultimately finding ways to prevent burnout is the best way to go. Really think about what is causing you to feel this way. Are you overloaded with work? Is it because of poor diet? Are you co-workers unfriendly to you? These are questions you should be asking and tackling them is the only way you’ll avoid burnout.


 
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Inexpensive Ways To Spend Your Labor Day Weekend Like A CEO

Three Day Weekend Like A CEO

By Carolina Cuartas - August 31, 2017

This Labor Day weekend, make mindful decisions on how you spend it. Read how to spend your three day weekend like a CEO without breaking the budget. They know how important it is to take time to refuel and refresh for the week ahead.


Here are some ideas:


Work On Your Bucket List
Don’t already have one? Create one and check at least one off. Think about what YOU want to do during your life and work towards those goals! Your bucket list should include both long-term and short-term goals.

How to Make A Bucket List


 
Get Ready For The Workweek Ahead
A three day weekend is important is destress and take time off work. Plan ahead by taking time to go through documents and sort what needs to be deleted, sorted, re-named, and/or color-coded. Go through your to-do list and prioritize what needs to be done and what you can get rid of. Come into work prepared for the week ahead, rather than feeling overwhelmed.

 
"Most of what they do happens before they leave for a long weekend so that they are psychologically free to relax and enjoy it," a national workplace expert and author, Lynn Taylor explains.

Zen Your House
I recommend starting this project by silencing your phone and playing some relaxing music. A downtempo or ambient mix will work best for creating a upbeat, but tranquil environment.  Light an incense or spray your favorite cleansing fragrance (eucalyptus spray is a great, cheap option).
Now, you are ready to zen out your house. Start by de-cluttering, adding plants, let the light in, play around with earthy, light colors, and remove an unnecessary decor. It'll boost your mood and make you more productive.

Importance of Plants in the House

                  












 


Catch Up On Sleep
If you aren’t getting enough snooze during the week, make sure to allow yourself to sleep in or sleep early.

 
Make A Playlist Of New Podcast
Podcast is a cheap, easy way to learn and promote self-development. Make a list of what you want to get better at or what you are working towards, and make different playlist with relating Podcast.


 
Go Camping
Feel like you need to getaway? Go camping! Camping is an inexpensive and fun way to get away from the hustle and bustle. Don’t have camping gear? Ask a friend!

 
Practice Yoga
The benefits of yoga is seemingly endless. It’ll improve your posture, recharge your body and mind, keeps your mind clear, boosts your mood, relaxes your system, promotes better sleep, improves your self-esteem, and so much more!
Find donation-based or free yoga classes in your area. If you’re Denver, RiNo Yoga Social is my go-to yoga studio for donation-based or free yoga classes.


 
Do What You’re Passionate About
Do you like to paint, read, rock climb, or bike? Unwind by doing what makes you happy. Or, learn a new hobby that can potentially turn into a passion.
 
Spend Time With Your Family and Friends
Most importantly, spend time with your family and friends. There is no better way to decompress and get your mind off work than sharing laughter with the ones you love!
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Make Wellness A Priority In The Workplace And Save Big

Bring Joy This National Relaxation Day

By Carolina Cuartas - August 4, 2017

 It’s time to wind down, relax, and de-stress.


August 15th, National Relaxation Day, is a day to allow your employees to ‘chill’ and take a break from their heavy workload.

 

The day-to-day pressure of that 9 to 5 job not only takes a toll on on the well being of your employees, but also can cost a fortune. Investing in wellness becomes profitable in the long run.

 

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that productivity losses linked to absenteeism cost employers $225.8 billion annually in the United States, or $1,685 per employee.” (Worker Illness And Injury…)

 

Taking mindful steps to a healthier workplace is crucial for the stability of the company. Wellness programs have been shown to increase productivity, engagement, and morale.

 

Investing in employee wellness can save you money in the long run. “It’s been estimated that for every dollar spent on wellness initiatives, up to $3 is saved in health care premiums and $2 in absenteeism.”

 

  
Ways to Improve Workplace Wellness
 
  1. Free Healthy Snacks

  2. Plants in the Office

  3. Wellness Workshops

  4. Pets at Work

  5. Breakroom Games

  6. On-Site Wellness Services. (chair massage, private yoga)

 

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5 Yoga Poses You Can Do at Your Desk

For All Levels

By Carolina Cuartas - July 14, 2017

5 Yoga Poses You Can Do at Your Desk


High Altar Pose

Inhale and lift your arms; clasp your hands and invert your palms. Lean to your left. Hold for 5 to 8 breaths, then switch sides.


Cow Face Arms
Bring your left arm behind your back and right arm behind your head. Clasp fingers if you can. Hold for 5 to 8 breaths; switch sides.


Chair Pigeon Pose
Bring your right ankle to rest on your left thigh, keeping the knee in line with your ankle as much as possible. Hold this chair pigeon for three to five breaths.


Scale Pose
Sit at the edge of your chair, press your hands down on either side of your hips and raise your legs and butt up off the seat. Engage your deep abdominal muscles and keep the tops of your shoulders down; hold for 3 to 5 breaths. Lower and repeat 2 more times.


Twist
Turn to your left. Use your left hand on the back of the chair to deepen the twist. Hold for 5 to 8 breaths, then twist to the other side.

 

Bring Yoga to Your Worklplace!

 

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