Your secret weapon for the holidays is your breath. Long associated with yoga mats and mystics, the science is in – and proves that the simple practice of intentional breathing can boost your energy, level out those emotional roller-coaster rides, and significantly strengthen your ability to fight off those pesky winter bugs.
How can you dramatically improve productivity, health, and retention in your workplace? It’s a simple formula: Let people do whatever they want, whenever they want, and judge them solely on results.
What would happen if you didn’t check email every three minutes or respond immediately to every buzz, ding, or beep? The research shows you’ll be happier, less stressed and more productive.
I’ve been thinking about it for a while, but I finally took the plunge and created a standing desk workspace for myself. I’m just wrapping up the first month and the differences are pretty dramatic. There is no going back.
The number one most important thing you do is to create energy. That’s right, it is numero uno. Why? Because everything else you do depends on it. Every synapse that fires in your brain, every word you speak, every muscle you move – every beat of your heart depends on it. Want to perform better? Want to get more done? Want to be more creative? Create more energy.