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Articles tagged “work”

The Art of Taking Breaks at Work

Productivity experts say that taking breaks at work makes you more productive.

If you can’t make it out to my lunch-time yoga class in Kreuzberg, try the 5 tips I give in my video below to optimize your work breaks.

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Set a timer to go off after 20 minutes. Focus and get stuff done–and really enjoy your quick break when the bell rings.

What do you do to take a break from work?

Any questions about yoga, meditation, or healthy living making you lose sleep at night? Let me know and I’ll answer you in next Thursday’s Q and A.



PS: Shooting on location somehow meant that my forehead got chopped. I’m not a professional cameraperson. What else can I say?

How to bring your “yoga mind” to your desktop & workplace

This past week my friend A. asked me about how to prevent repetitive stress injuries like carpal tunnel syndrome and tendinoisis from working at the computer. Even if you don’t work with computers or your hands, what I have to say will help you bring your “yoga mind” to any kind of work you do.

What do I mean by “yoga mind”? Check out my video below to find out.

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ACTION STEP: In a spirit of compassion rather than judgment for yourself, ask yourself : How have you either ignored or didn’t pay attention to your body’s signals at work? And how can you start paying attention?

In the comments, tell me what you are going to change to bring your “yoga mind” off the mat.

If you’ve got any questions about yoga, meditation, healthy living, let me know and I’ll answer you in next Thursday’s Q and A video.