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Tense Week at Work? Here’s How to Simmer Down the Office Stress

The life of an Office Ninja is a daily lesson in staying calm under pressure. You’ve gotten so good at rolling with the punches that you don’t let office stress and obstacles get in your way—you back-flip over them instead. But what about your colleagues? Chances are, some co-workers have some version of that “Keep…

A Guide to Beating Stress for Anxious Office Ninjas

I worry about anxiety. Lately, it seems to be everywhere. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, about 18 percent of the population qualify as having an anxiety disorder. And that statistic is true for just a snapshot in time, which means that over our whole lifetimes there’s a high chance we’ll experience anxiety…

15 Creative Ways to Boost Happiness and Productivity at Work

When it comes to work, happiness and productivity go hand in hand. Without one, you hardly have the other. So it’s no surprise that office admins around the world are always on the hunt for ways to boost productivity and happiness for themselves and entire teams. However, it’s also challenging to reload your own idea…

Why (and How) to Incorporate an On-Site Office Yoga Program

Let’s face it—we work, a lot. We spend a third of our day in the office (traditional or virtual), have trouble turning off work mode after hours, and as a nation, our average work weeks has been climbing steadily for the last decade (we’re now clocking 47 hours!). And even though you may love your…

4 Guidelines You Need to Set Work Boundaries & Reclaim You-Time

Being a Ninja means you’re in work mode a lot. Your tireless work ethic is the essence of your all-star status, but making the switch from executive calendars to grocery lists isn’t easy—and struggling to set work boundaries is common in the administrative profession. Even if the 24/7 expectation isn’t actually there, it’s in your…

6 Standing Desks Worth a Standing Ovation — All Under $500!

We’ve all heard the horror stories about the terrible things that happen to our bodies when we spend so much time sitting still. Obesity, sluggishness, cardiovascular issues, and diabetes. They’re just a few of the problems that can result from a mainly sedentary lifestyle. Unfortunately, when you take some time to think about it, our…