Unplugging and Reconnecting: Managing your Addiction to Technology and Stress

We live a life of jarring contradictions.  On one hand we are all wired into technology – enabling us to accomplish 24/7 thus becoming crazy busy. On the other hand Nature has hardwired us to live in accordance to a more balanced rhythm.

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NYC Corporation encourages its employees and affiliates to unplug!

Corporate executives are rarely good examples for taking time to completely disconnect from work. A recent survey conducted by Robert Half Management Resources collected responses from for than 1400 CFO’s. Almost 70 percent of the CFO’s responded that they check in with the office at least once or twice a week during their vacation. The practices of these executives trickle down to employees who also find themselves slaves to their mobile devices.

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5 Tips for Achieving Work Life Balance

 

  1. Schedule your time wisely – Plan your day/week/month and include non work activities that are the most meaningful to you. Make time for the gym, schedule time for your children/loved ones, and plan dates with your spouse. Using a calendar will remind you to make time for important family and self time.
  2. Eat Meals away from your office/desktop– Mindful eating is very important to overall physical and mental wellbeing. Taking time to enjoy your food will not only benefit your waistline, but will help you relax and decompress from your busy day.

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