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Office Daydreaming: Where's Your Happy Place?

No matter how focused we are at work, sometimes we just space out for a few minutes. Is that such a bad thing?



Why Taking a Break is Good for Your Health

The truth is, we can't be on ALL the time. Taking breaks is healthy. Studies show that when employees take short breaks throughout the work day, they recharge their "mental" batteries, and, therefore, come back to their desk feeling more focused and energized and less fatigued.

Some breaks are better than others, though. Next time you take a break at work, don't vent about a problem to a colleague or stay inside and have another cup of coffee. Those behaviors don't actually make you feel re-energized because you're not detaching from work.

Taking a break means fully detaching from the task at hand.

Detaching ourselves from work and letting our thoughts move to positive places is not a bad thing. It's good for our mental health and our productivity.

So, where does YOUR mind go when you daydream?

The Beach

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The Lake

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The Mountains

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The Spa

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Your Bed

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Tell us where your happy place is BELOW!


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Performance reviews can stir a mixed amount of emotions among professionals. For some, it's an exciting time to discuss accomplishments and get patted on the back. For others, it's a nerve-wracking time where shortcomings are discussed, and some employees question their abilities.

It's important, however, to keep emotions in check. Performance reviews are an opportunity to grow as an employee and should be embraced. Here are some tips for preparing and executing a successful performance review.

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