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4 Reasons Why You Need to Get Up from Your Desk

It’s happened to all of us. You sit down at your desk around 8 or 9 a.m., you answer a flurry of emails, you jump on a couple of calls, you sit down in a couple of meetings—and before you know it, you see that the clock on your computer says 3 p.m. You haven’t eaten lunch, you’ve barely left your desk, and you only took maybe one coffee break.

We all know that sitting down all day is not a good precedent to set, but do you know how bad it actually is? Here are just a few of the reasons why you need to get up from your desk at least once every hour.

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Most Common Ailments from Sitting at a Desk All Day

We all know that “sitting is the new smoking,” but just how much does it actually affect our day-to-day health? Is it really that big of a deal that we are sitting at our desks all day, or is it overblown?

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3 Things You Need to Do Before You Relocate Offices

Whether an office move was by choice or by force, it takes a lot of organization to relocate an entire office. When you’re faced with an office relocation, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed, anxious, and worried, but with the right checklist of things to remember and things to do, you’ll feel settled into your new space before you know it.

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Tips for Successfully Working With Virtual Teams

One of the biggest perks of working in our modern, digital age is the ability to work remotely. Allowing employees to live and work anywhere in the world, while also giving employers the ability to hire the best talent no matter their location, working remotely can be a big advantage for companies.

There can be drawbacks to remote work though that can frustrate companies, employees and clients, including delayed responses due to working in different time zones, lack of coordination and collaboration, and limited employee engagement.

That’s why its necessary to follow a few simple rules on how to best engage virtual employees and teams, so your business gets the most out of this innovative new workplace trend.

See below to discover tips on making the most of your virtual employees.

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5 Stress Relief Practices You Need to Implement in Your Life

Stress is something that can affect everyone at some point in their busy lives, but it can especially affect an entrepreneur who is trying to get their business off the ground. No matter if you’re just starting your business out or you’re a couple of years in and really trying to grow it, running a business can be taxing on your mental and physical health.

When you’re continually running yourself ragged and you are struggling with anxiety, restlessness, headaches, or other physical or mental symptoms of stress, you need to figure out ways to deal with it so that it doesn’t take a really big toll on your body.

Here are some of our favorite stress relief practices, and more ways to implement a lower stress environment at work. 

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3 Effects of Work-Related Stress

Everyone has stress at work occasionally. Whether you dropped the ball on a big deadline, or you showed up late to an important meeting—everyone has an occasional bout of stress. However, work-related stress can become problematic when it’s constant and is starting to affect your health.

If you find yourself constantly stressing about work, deadlines, budget, or anything else about your job, you might be causing damage to your body you don’t even know about.

Want proof? Here are 3 effects of work-related stress that you definitely want to avoid.

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