work health

Mental Stress

NEW European research is encouraging us to take a break from work and set boundaries between our personal and professional lives, after finding that failure to do so can lead to exhaustion. Carried out by Ariane Wepfer and colleagues from the University of Zurich in Switzerland, the study looked at 1,916 employees from a broad range of sectors in German-speaking countries. Most of the participants were married (70.3%), 55.8% were

Tips for concentrating in a busy workplace

It can be difficult to focus at work when the phone keeps ringing, you’re constantly getting new e-mails and colleagues keep dropping by for a chat. How do you actually get stuff done if you can’t get any peace and quiet? There are no ready-made concentration tips that work for everyone, but some of these ideas may help. Rest up “If you have a bad night, you will also have