Productivity hacks part 2 – More tips for workplace wellbeing

Productivity hacks part 2 – More tips for workplace wellbeing

1. If you find yourself working till late and then being unable to sleep, resulting in tiredness the next day then you should try Flux for night-time viewing. Flux is an app which automatically changes the light and colour on your monitor depending on the time of day. The light from your monitor is designed to look its best during the day and produces an effect on the eyes and brain like the effects of sun light. This is not a good thing while you’re working at 10pm right before bedtime. Flux adjusts the brightness of the screen, creating a warming glow which helps reduce the blinding light effect of a monitor at night. 2. Colour affects productivity. Colour is very important to our mood and influences our behaviour. Because of this we should really look at our place of work and how the ambient colours may be affecting our energy levels and moods during the day. Blue, for example, is a calming colour and also called the most productive shade to use in the office. Blue is also good for motivation. Humans react very positively to natural elements in the office. Plants in the office, natural light, or garden views are all associated with higher levels of happiness, productivity and a reduction in levels of stress. Using green in the office can help mimic the effect of natural objects. Obviously this won’t replace the real effect of plants and natural light but adding green touches to the office is a step in the right direction. Experiment with different colours to see which ones work best for you. 3....