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Shifting Sleep

Shift work is an unavoidable fact of life for some of us in today's round-the-clock society, but there are steps you can take to reduce the impact it has on your sleep – and your life.

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Beat The Heat: Part Two

In part one of Beat The Heat, we covered being prepared and protecting your skin from the sun. In part two we look at preventing dehydration and how to avoid heat stress.

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Beat The Heat: Part One

When working outside during summer you need to be extra careful to protect yourself from the sun and heat.

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Fit Ball Benefit For Workplace Posture Wobbly

Evidence does not support sitting on fit balls instead of office chairs in the workplace.

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Office Work Link To Obesity

A Canadian study suggests declining physical activity levels at work might explain the rise in overweight and obesity.

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Counting The Cost Of Stress At Work

Think about how you spend an average day. If you manage seven hours’ sleep, consume two hours with meals and watch television for two more, that leaves 13 hours. Where does the rest of the day go?

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Stepping Out: One Week With A Pedometer

How far does the average office worker walk in a day? A week with a pedometer could expose some uncomfortable truths.

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Stressing The Importance Of Support

Is work-related stress a problem for you? If you're interested in protecting your health in the long-term, gathering a support network around you is a sound idea.

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Work Versus Life: The Flexible Approach

Flexible work conditions can be ideal, but you've got to make sure they're working for you and not against you.

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Win/Win: Workplace Assertiveness

There's a lot more to job satisfaction than just a fat pay packet. Assertively negotiate your way to a happier, more fulfilling work life.

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Overcoming Obstacles: Problem Solving Strategies

When things go awry in your day, it’s natural to feel your stress levels mount. That’s when it’s worth reminding yourself that how you respond to obstacles will determine whether your stress snowballs or simply melts away.

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Make Yourself Clear: Developing Communication Skills

Whenever you mail a letter you take the time to ensure the address on the envelope is accurate, right? Failure to do so could mean your message isn’t delivered.

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Flexible Work Likely To Be Health Enhancing

Giving employees a measure of control over their working lives appears to deliver tangible benefits for their mental and physical health.

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Revamp Your Life: Volunteer

While most people who volunteer are more interested in what they can give rather than receive, the evidence suggests volunteering can significantly improve quality of life.

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Walk To Work: Every Bit Of Exercise Helps

Good news for those who don't like to sweat: Japanese researchers have found that a leisurely walk to work can lower your risk of developing type 2 diabetes.

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