Productivity

Productivity, breaking news, photos, comments, social media posts on this topic.

  • A woman reading a book
    Life

    Struggling to concentrate right now? Here’s how to handle it

  • A woman working from home
    Life

    Give your motivation levels a boost with this simple change to your WFH set-up

  • A working from home set-up
    Careers

    How to be more productive if you’re struggling to work from home

Latest Stories

Working from home struggles.
Life

“I’ve hit a brick wall with working from home – here’s what the experts say about it”

For one writer, working from home was going OK... until it just wasn't.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
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A woman working from home
Life

Why getting dressed when you’re working from home is more important than you think

This probably isn’t the news you wanted to hear.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
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A woman sleeping at work
Life

What we can all learn from ditching the concept of “laziness”

It’s time we stopped placing productivity on a pedestal.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
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Coffee cup and saucer
Life

Coffee actually does solve problems, so pour us another espresso

Is there anything it can't do?

Posted by
Heloise Wood
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Anna Brech
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4 reasons why it’s OK to be quiet in meetings at work

It’s time to reject the idea that you need to be loud to be successful.

Two women who are happy at work
Life

Being happy at work is a potent recipe for success – here’s why

Print this off, laminate it and show it to your boss.

Posted by
Anna Brech
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Best 2020 diaries
Life

The best 2020 diaries to help you get your new year organisation underway

Make organisation a little bit more appealing with this selection of beautiful planners and diaries.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
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A woman checking her phone
Life

How to banish email guilt in three easy steps

Break free from the pressure of unread messages.

Posted by
Anna Brech
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A bedtime routine
Life

12 successful women share their feel-good bedtime routines

From red wine and vinyl to escapist reading

Posted by
Anna Brech
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To-do lists: this simple hack will help you keep your to-do list under control.
Careers

Does your to-do list stress you out? This simple rule could help you regain control

It’s about time we stopped our to-do lists from weighing us down.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
Published
Amy Poehler in Parks and Recreation
Life

Hate futile work meetings? Think of them as therapy

Relax: office meetings are a chance to connect and vent, says new research

Posted by
Anna Brech
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Lauren Geall
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Only 3% of our time is spent doing things we actually enjoy

Here’s why that is a problem.

Benefits of drinking tea
Life

Tea drinkers, this is the surprise impact that a cuppa has on our brains

These are the benefits of drinking tea.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
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Best to-do list apps
Life

These to-do list apps will revolutionise the way you organise your life

We’ve collated six of the best.

Posted by
Anna Brech
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September Reset: Woman meditating on the floor imagining the things she wants in life.
Life

A step-by-step guide to getting your life back on track as holiday season comes to a close

Set some goals, establish some new routines and get ready to take the rest of 2019 by storm.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
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Women vs Men
Life

Women aren’t any better at multitasking than men – we just work harder

And now science has proved it.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
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A cat lies on a sofa
Life

How and why to own the art of being lazy

Resist our obsession with busy

Posted by
Anna Brech
Published
Lucy Mangan

Lucy Mangan has a message for those smug people who always wake up early

"Early birds aren't top of the pecking order," insists late-riser Lucy Mangan.

Posted by
Lucy Mangan
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Kate Faithfull-Williams
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Do we need to give up sitting down for good?

Sitting down all day has been proven to damage our health. Stylist investigates whether it’s time to take a stand.

How social media and productivity pressure sucked the joy out of having fun
Life

How social media and productivity porn sucked the joy out of downtime

Feel like you’re never really ‘off’? Here’s how to start having fun again

Posted by
Alexandra Jones
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