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Feeling burned out? You’re not alone

Heads Up has some great resources and tips if you find yourself becoming overwhelmed or burned out at any time.

As the nature of work changes over time, we’re taking more work and stress home. As a consequence, many of us increasingly feel like we are struggling to keep up with the demands of our jobs. […]

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Read this before you organise a corporate yoga session

Some great tips for corporate yoga in the workplace – both for the organiser and participants. (Although unlike the author I have never had anyone turn up in a sari!) 

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Always have a theme for your session. This is important because it allows the trainer to tailor the session to the specific theme and stick to it. The […]

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Relaxed in the office with yoga

Article from: www.huffingtonpost.ca

I work from home, and have laptops on desks or tables throughout my home. The worst case scenario is that I am slouched, half-laying on the couch with my laptop balanced on my knees for 10 plus hours a day.

Recently, I spoke with Rachel Scott, Director of Teacher Development at YYoga. Rachel shared her […]

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How to eat to optimise your yoga practice

Article written by Emily Apple
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Yoga is not for sissies. Power Yoga and even heated Vinyasa or Bikram can really make you sweat and increase your heart rate substantially. So, as with all other types of exercise, you must consider eating enough and eating the correct foods to support your exercise regime.

We’ve heard […]

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Benefits of corporate yoga

Corporate yoga is low impact, improves strength and flexibility, builds concentration, and reduces mental stress and physical tension. Yoga is also known to reduce fatigue and generate energy – great for improving productivity and morale.

Yoga in the work place makes it easy for employees to join in without the need to spend time traveling to and from […]

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Why yoga is the best exercise

Guest article by Emily Apple
Photo by Matthew Kane

General healthcare experts recommend that in order to live a healthy life you simply must exercise at least three times a week or 20 minutes a day. Choosing what type of exercise to do is the next hurdle and it’s considered a hurdle because there are really too […]

2 steps to beat the mid-afternoon work slump

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This article is a fabulous pick-me-up involving yoga stretches whilst sat at your desk and easy mindfulness activity to help you focus within, breathe and boost your alertness at work.

The dreaded mid-afternoon slump at work can often leave you feeling uninterested and demotivated. But what if a quick and simple routine could perk you up, increase your […]

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Don’t lose your summer body this winter

Guest post by Emily Apple

Have you ever spent time down at the beach during the winter months? If you’ve answered no then you are in the majority. However, in countries like South Africa or Australia, you don’t have to hole yourself up indoors as our winters are fairly mild in comparison to Europe or America. […]

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Tips to manage job stress at work

Job stress is a normal response to the pressures and demands of work. Some people thrive in high-pressure environments and enjoy the ‘buzz’ when they’re facing a tight deadline or have an important presentation coming up. However, prolonged job stress over a significant period of time can be damaging to your mental health.

Finding the right […]

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Namaste boss! Why yoga at work works

This article first appeared in www.doyouyoga.com. Although the companies highlighted in the article are US based the benefits of having regular yoga sessions in the workplace equally apply to Melbourne workplaces.

Yoga has been proven to alleviate stress in the workplace increasing productivity, relationships within teams and reducing depression and absenteeism. HeadsUp states the following:

$2.30 […]