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If You Feel Like You're Constantly Busy, Clear Up Your "Cognitive Bandwidth" If You Feel Like You're Constantly Busy, Clear Up Your "Cognitive Bandwidth"

You’re constantly moving from morning to night but it feels like there aren’t enough hours in the day. That feeling may come from your task list looking infinite. To combat that, focus on clearing up your “cognitive bandwidth,” rather than getting more done.

Four Simple Remedies for Avoiding Burnout Four Simple Remedies for Avoiding Burnout

After working on a demanding grant application for a charity for several weeks, I was exhausted. When my boss asked me to perform simple tasks it was all I could do not to snap at her. And when my colleagues and friends asked how the new job was going, I made cynical jokes about how it was a waste of time. I didn’t…

Why Perfectionism and Burnout Go Hand in Hand Why Perfectionism and Burnout Go Hand in Hand

Perfectionism is often treated as a virtue—especially in the workplace—but research shows that the self-imposed pressure perform flawlessly just leads to eventual burnout. Perfection simply isn’t how you should measure success.

Naps vs. Coffee: Which Is Better When You're Exhausted? Naps vs. Coffee: Which Is Better When You're Exhausted?

You feel completely wiped out, but you know you need to push through for just a little bit longer. Do you reach for a mug or a pillow? Here’s what science has to say.

This Video Explains Four Scientific Ways to Stay Awake Without Caffeine This Video Explains Four Scientific Ways to Stay Awake Without Caffeine

When your day is starting to drag, and you don’t want to drink any more coffee, there’s still a few things you can do to help you stay awake. This video explains four methods, supported by science, to keep the Z’s away.

The Best Way to Recover After an All-Nighter

So you’ve just pulled an effective all-nighter to complete that project, but you still need to get things done today. In this video you’ll learn that it’s very possible to have a productive day after an all-nighter and how to go about it successfully.

Take a More Effective Break By Allowing Your Mind to Wander Take a More Effective Break By Allowing Your Mind to Wander

We know that it's important to walk away from work every now and then. Taking a break can help you regain focus and make you more productive. But it also matters how you take a break. For a more effective break that will truly revive your brainpower, avoid any activity that puts a demand on your attention.

How to Survive the Workday When You're Completely Exhausted How to Survive the Workday When You're Completely Exhausted

No matter how much effort you put into getting enough sleep every night, there are going to be days when you wake up exhausted. You'll still have to survive the work day, but it doesn't have to be miserable. Here's how you can get through your day and actually be productive, too.

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