Regular short breaks are brilliant for injecting a speedup of task completion. It’s hugely beneficial to go for a stroll outside, but if this isn’t possible, get some fresh air near an open window and do five deep breaths, and then do this simple face exercise for a quick boost in productivity. Pulling Your Ears … Continue reading Friday #Yoga: Improve Productivity in Your Workplace
Thursday is exciting, mainly because tomorrow is Friday, and whilst excitement is a positive feeling, it can be distracting. Shifty Eyes** has muscle firming benefits, boosts circulation, and gives an ‘awake’ appearance. It is very important to exercise your eyes if you are working in front of a screen for long periods of time... Maintain … Continue reading Thursday #Yoga: Hone Concentration in Business
Mid-week often brings a creative block, but there is little point waiting for that great idea to emerge as if by magic, instead free your creativity with some yoga. Chair Forward Fold* stretches the spine, and reduces stress: Start in Chair Mountain, and with an exhalation hinge forward from the hips, taking your hands, eye … Continue reading Wednesday #Yoga: Unleash Creativity at Work
Are you playing a sonnet, a love song or ballad? Are you screaming out metal or crooning out swing? Close your eyes over the mic and imagine them listening. Don’t let it scare you or make you lose your lines. Know they are hanging on the very note you hit and the melody you carry. … Continue reading Guest Blogger: WHO ARE YOU #WRITING FOR TODAY?
We’ve all done it: published an article or sent an email only to recap a little later and notice silly spelling errors or a missing word. But it was correct when you sent it, wasn’t it? Of course, you checked and double-checked it. Whether it’s a new blog post, the next chapter of your novel … Continue reading Guest Blogger: WHAT YOUR #WRITING AND A GOOD CURRY HAVE IN COMMON…
I work with a variety of creatives and talented people, Ara Eden is one of them; Ara has been in the background with Portal PR from the outset, dipping a toe in the PPR waters over the years to write and illustrate for various publications, as well as with translation, marketing and communications. I personally … Continue reading Recommendation: Writer – Ara Eden