Don’t Let Stress Steal Your Energy


Know your stressors and manage them. We all have different ways we react to stress — some people yell and scream, some get depressed, some turn it all internally. Know your triggers — what stresses you, and know how you

4 Ways to Regain Time and Energy

4 Ways to Regain Some Time and Energy Have a Plan and Set Goals It’s important to have a personal work plan to help guide and direct your work activities and it should include concrete and measurable goals, with a

9 Time Management Techniques


Take your time, focus on the right things, and your time management skills will improve greatly! Use these 9 techniques to get started on path to better time management.

Getting along with coworkers you don’t get along with


If you find yourself struggling with a coworker, step back and try to view the situation objectively and rationally: What impact does this person have on you? Are they simply annoying or do they prevent you from doing your job? We waste

The Reason You Might Be Unproductive


Being unproductive and behind, always running to catch up with commitments, feeling like no matter how hard you work, you aren’t getting any more time for yourself… sound familiar? It’s true for most of us, and for each of us it usually comes

Signs of physical and emotional exhaustion, and what to do about it

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I know we have covered burnout a lot here at westXdesign. But I can’t emphasize enough how important it is for you to learn to recognize the signs, and to urge you to take steps to get off the fast-track

The Importance of Prioritization and Time Management


Effective action depends on the ability to focus your attention where it is needed most, when it is needed most.

Recognizing and Preventing Burnout & Infographic: Tell-tale signs of an overworked employee


Everyone feels frustrated and frazzled with their jobs from time to time. But burnout goes beyond the occasional bad day — or bad week. Burnout is a silent condition, induced by chronic stress. It’s characterized by emotional and/or physical exhaustion, cynicism

The Importance of Developing Self Discipline


Self-discipline is the ability to focus and overcome distractions.  It is taking action in accordance with what you think instead of how you feel.  If you can overcome the urge to act and speak as a response to your feeling

Get your life in O.R.D.E.R.

Everyone needs some O.R.D.E.R in their lives: Organize It’s important that you have everything you need in the place you need it. Recognize Learn to recognize tasks and projects that will take large chunks of time and prepare for them so you