fatigue management

A 22-post collection


Sleep is essential for a person’s health and well-being, according to the National Sleep Foundation (NSF). Individual sleep needs range from being 6 to 8 hours. However, it is recommended in adulthood 8 hours of sleep. And, contrary to common myth, the need for sleep doesn't decline with age but the ability to sleep for six to eight hours at one time may be reduced. (Van Dongen & Dinges, Principles & Practice of Sleep Medicine, 2000). Good sleep habits bring visible benefits not only to health, but also to productivity and attention / concentration. Some examples of more concrete benefits...

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The end of the holidays and the entry into the routine is a factor that causes stress, anxiety and a sense of fatigue for many people, bringing with it all the agitation associated with discipline with schedules, workload, and routines with children. Restarting the routine may lead to stress, and a strong sense of fatigue can be felt initially because your body is getting used to another rhythm again. Katherine Nordal, Ph.D., executive director of professional practice at the American Psychological Association (APA) defines holidays blues as "Our body slowed down during the holidays and the body develops a...

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Every year the same thing happens, summer comes, School Holidays begin, your Facebook and Instagram feed gets full of all your so-called friend at glorious beaches, pools, exotic locations, boats and god knows where else. And where are you? Sitting at the office looking at your backlog and fighting to get everything done and struggling to avoid a strong feeling of fatigue. It doesn’t have to be a nightmare nor does it has to make you sad, feeling alone and the only one in the world not having a glorious time. Most of us don’t get to have...

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A simple definition for machine learning could be that it “is an application of artificial intelligence (AI) that provides systems the ability to automatically learn and improve from experience (without explicitly being programmed to do so). Machine learning focuses on developing computer programs that can access data, analyze it and use it to learn.” It’s innovation and business potential is not restricted to company’s like Google and Facebook, to help us find better search results or to suggest, a person to add to our Facebook list of fans, or a video that might be of interest to us....

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A productive workplace is crucial to business success. It doesn't matter if you are a simple operator, assistant or the CEO, everyone plays a part in getting your company to reach its goals each month. Tired employees, no matter how much you try to motivate them. They are exhausted. They can be underproductive and even dangerous in critical situations causing harm to themselves and others through impaired judgment and reduced capacity to perform their work. Workers who are fatigued may have a slower reaction time or be unable to make good decisions. Fatigue can also lower the immune system, leading...

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