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Healthy LifestyleWork
August 10, 2018

10 Ways to improve your concentration

A song plays in the far distance, and you’re instantly distracted. A text notification pops up on your phone; you get side-tracked from your job. Someone chats to you while you’re working and you can’t concentrate… Why is it so easy to lose focus? The good news: there are ways to improve your concentration. 1. Make a plan Find a way to structure what you’re about to do. Set a time target to achieve your task. This will help you feel a sense of accomplishment and increase your drive towards your goal. 2. Choose your environment Finding a suitable spot…
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FluHealthy LifestyleInfectionsWork
July 16, 2018

How sick is too sick to go to work?

Just how sick do you have to be to stay home? But how sick can you be to qualify for a day off? Well, truth is if you’re really feeling unwell and especially if you have a fever, you need to stay home. You also have to consider whether you’re putting yourself or others at risk if you go to work. If the symptoms of your condition, or the side-effects of medication could cause an injury or accident on the job, affect others, or if your work flow is interrupted and you can’t focus, then you need to stay at…
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Healthy LifestyleWork
August 24, 2017

How you can feel better, to focus better and be more productive

If you find it hard to focus this time of the year, you are not alone. For most of us, the New Years Resolutions are forgotten, and we're just treading water to meet our deadlines before the end of the year. Apart from the general exhaustion from a long year, you may not be aware how much your health also affects your productivity. And we're not talking about the times you are down with the flu or a serious tummy bug, but all those other little niggles: headaches, nausea, fatigue, and backache to name a few. They aren’t always obviously…
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Work
December 29, 2015

Stuck at the office in the holidays?

Are you on skeleton-staff detail this year? We know how tough it is to be alone in the office when everyone else is celebrating, so here are a few tips to soften the blow. (more…)
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Healthy LifestyleWork
July 1, 2015

Workplace health round up

Don’t panic when we tell you this: you’re probably going to spend roughly a third of your life at work! We’re not trying to bring you down with that statistic; we just want you to get the best possible value out of time spent at work. C'mon, let’s take back the workplace! (more…)
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Healthy LifestyleWork
November 21, 2014

Office party do’s and don’ts

Is your company having an end-of-year office party this year? It’s great to be able to see your colleagues outside of the work environment, but there’s a fine line between having a fun conversation and an inappropriate one. You need to be careful – Here are some essential office party do’s and don’ts! (more…)
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Healthy LifestyleWork
June 30, 2014

5 Things companies do to look after employees’ health

Does your company run blood donation drives and offer screening tests, or does your medical aid reward you for exercising? These are all aspects of workplace wellness, and signs of a new attitude to health: prevention. Simply put, workplace wellness is any company health-promotion activity or initiative designed to support healthy behaviour in employees. (more…)
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