Articles about Health

Health

8 morning habits of the most successful people

The morning routines of leaders can offer insights into how they are able to create their successful businesses, products, and achievements. Here are the everyday morning habits that some of the most successful thinkers in the world do that we can copy.

Sleep

How writing a five-minute to-do list can help you fall asleep more quickly

We already know that writing a to-do list can help us hold ourselves accountable during busy work days. What you may not know is that your nightly to-do list can also be a way to cure your insomnia.

Sleep

When you fail at counting sheep, try this word game to fall asleep

if you still can't sleep after counting sheep, try this sleep trick backed by cognitive science on how to purposefully scramble your thoughts using a word game until you can fall asleep.

Drinking

How to survive Dry January at the office

As part of our New Year's resolution to live healthier this year, many of us choose to forego alcohol for the month of January in a phenomenon known as Dry January. Here's how to stick to it at work.

Health

This is the best excuse to use for calling in sick at work

We've all been in need of an excuse to tell our employer so we can get a day of much-needed rest. If you've got to play sick, here's the best way to do it.

Health

How to alleviate your lower-back pain from the comfort of your desk

The leading cause for missing work around the world is lower back pain. Here are stretches you can do to alleviate it without getting up from your desk.

Office Life

These were the worst excuses for missing work in 2017

Some people go to absurd lengths in order not to come to work. These are the worst excuses we've seen this year that people used to take a sick day.

New Year

12 New Year’s resolutions backed by science that could actually work

Intentions are easy; following through is hard. Here are 12 ideas for resolutions — backed by science — that might actually work.

Health

6 company-wide health challenges for 2018

Improving your overall quality of life, happiness, and health is never a bad idea — regardless of what date on the calendar jumpstarts your inclination.

Health

5 ways to beat the winter blues in your office

Many people suffer from seasonal depression, especially where days become shorter and temperatures drop below freezing. Here's how to beat the winter blues.

Office Life

How to handle a holiday-party hangover at work

Hungover at work and want to put your best foot forward without face-planting? Let these pros teach you a trick or two about how to get better quickly.

Productivity

This is how to be productive without being miserable: 8 proven secrets

You can be more productive without turning into a robot. Here are the 8 secrets to get you there.

Office Life

4 things that won’t be good for your career during the holidays

The holidays are here, and people are ready for some much-needed time off. Here's what you shouldn't be doing when it comes to your career this season.

Advice

5 ways to cope if you’re laid off during the holidays

Layoffs at such a pleasant time during the holiday season often feel like the worst-case scenario. Here's how to cope if you get the axe.

Health

‘Tis the season to avoid pigging out at work

Between corporate gifts and holiday parties, it can be hard to avoid pigging out on all those free work snacks this time of year. Here's how to avoid it.

Advice

5 ways to power through energy troughs at work

When you're not in the most cheerful or energized mood when you get to work, here's how to best shake off your morning haze and get productive.

Advice

This is how to worry productively

Here's the science of how to manage your inner worrywart and use it as a productive force for good. Just follow these tips.

Advice

5 daily habits to increase your creativity and decrease your stress levels

With these 5 daily rituals, you can turn yourself into a more productive, less stressed worker.

Health

How people living in cold countries survive the depths of long winters

So go outside or head indoors, and change your preconceived attitudes about winter. Weather should not hold you back from becoming your best self.

Sleep

This is the surprising thing people say they’d do in a world where they never had to sleep

Sixty-five percent of Americans think it would "be desirable or very desirable to never have to sleep." Here's what they'd do instead.

News

Bad news: You probably aren’t getting the day after Christmas off

While 97% of workplaces will offer paid time off to all or most workers on Christmas, just 36% will do the same the day after Christmas.

Office Life

How to survive an office party as an introvert

For introverts, the thought of having to attend an office party and engage in small talk with our coworkers is an exhausting performance.

Sleep

4 ways to use technology to get your best night’s sleep

We've rounded up the best sleep technology that you can use when counting sheep isn't enough to help you find that elusive good night's sleep.

Sleep

The 6 most dangerous sleeping habits for professionals

When a poor night’s sleep — thanks to a last-minute deadline! — becomes less random and more frequent, your performance may start to suffer.

Office Life

How to show compassion to coworkers having a rough holiday season

For some of us, the holiday season is not the most wonderful time of the year. Instead of tiptoeing around the subject, here's how to show compassion.