Cookie Preference Centre

Your Privacy
Strictly Necessary Cookies
Performance Cookies
Functional Cookies
Targeting Cookies

Your Privacy

When you visit any web site, it may store or retrieve information on your browser, mostly in the form of cookies. This information might be about you, your preferences, your device or used to make the site work as you expect it to. The information does not usually identify you directly, but it can give you a more personalized web experience. You can choose not to allow some types of cookies. Click on the different category headings to find out more and change our default settings. However, you should know that blocking some types of cookies may impact your experience on the site and the services we are able to offer.

Strictly Necessary Cookies

These cookies are necessary for the website to function and cannot be switched off in our systems. They are usually only set in response to actions made by you which amount to a request for services, such as setting your privacy preferences, logging in or filling in forms. You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but some parts of the site may not work then.

Cookies used

ContactCenterWorld.com

Performance Cookies

These cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources, so we can measure and improve the performance of our site. They help us know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors move around the site. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. If you do not allow these cookies, we will not know when you have visited our site.

Cookies used

Google Analytics

Functional Cookies

These cookies allow the provision of enhance functionality and personalization, such as videos and live chats. They may be set by us or by third party providers whose services we have added to our pages. If you do not allow these cookies, then some or all of these functionalities may not function properly.

Cookies used

Twitter

Facebook

LinkedIn

Targeting Cookies

These cookies are set through our site by our advertising partners. They may be used by those companies to build a profile of your interests and show you relevant ads on other sites. They work by uniquely identifying your browser and device. If you do not allow these cookies, you will not experience our targeted advertising across different websites.

Cookies used

LinkedIn

This site uses cookies and other tracking technologies to assist with navigation and your ability to provide feedback, analyse your use of our products and services, assist with our promotional and marketing efforts, and provide content from third parties

OK
BECOME
A MEMBER
TODAY TO:
CLICK HERE
[HIDE]

Here are some suggested Connections for you! - Log in to start networking.

Tips for Keeping Your Mind Sharp During a Long Day at Work - Carol Evenson - ContactCenterWorld.com Blog

Tips for Keeping Your Mind Sharp During a Long Day at Work

When you’re spending hours upon hours at work, sitting in the same chair, and staring at the same computer screen, mental fog can start to set in. Before you know it, you’re having trouble focusing on the tasks at hand. It starts to feel like the day will never end.

Don’t let long days at work become a drag. Here are eight things that you can do to help keep your mind sharp all day long.

Get Up and Go for a Walk

Sitting down for hours on end makes both your mind and your body feel sluggish. Staring at a computer screen can have significant effects as well. Make sure to get up every so often and go for a short walk. Even if it’s just down the hall and back, moving your body can give your brain the boost it needs.


Sponsor message - content continues below this message

2022 '17th annual' Global Contact Center World Awards NOW OPEN

Enter your Center, Strategy, Technology Innovation, Teams and Individuals into the ONLY TRULY GLOBAL awards program - regarded by many as being like the Olympics for the Contact Center World! Join the best from over 80 nations and compete for the most prestigious awards out there!

FIND OUT MORE HERE


Content continues ….

Pack Healthy Snacks

As tempting as sugary snacks are for an energy boost, these types of foods do more harm than good. Sure, they give you a quick jolt, but those highs are soon preceded by an energy crash. A rapid dip in blood sugar can affect both your brain and your performance.

Instead of reaching for candy bars, donuts, and other high-sugar sweets, pack brain-boosting snacks like a handful of walnuts, pumpkin seeds, blueberries, and peanut butter. These foods are rich in vitamins, minerals, and healthy fats. They’ll boost your brain without the crash.

Drink Plenty of Water

Dehydration can lead to physical and mental fatigue. Don’t forget to keep sipping plenty of water throughout the day. You can make it easier to remember to stay hydrated by bringing a reusable bottle from home. An app on your phone can also help to remind you to keep drinking water periodically during the day.

Give Yourself Some Breaks

Sometimes just giving yourself a small break from a task can be enough to re-energize your brain. Give yourself a couple of minutes away from the task at hand with distracting games like snake, crosswords, word searches, or other mental challenges. By focusing on something else, even just briefly, you can help to regain focus on your work task.

Be Strategic with Your Coffee

When the brain starts to fizzle out, many people go for a large dose of caffeine. Worse, many go for sugar-loaded beverages from chain coffee companies. Like sugary snacks, a jolt can give you quick buzz, but it won’t last very long. Be strategic with your caffeine intake. Drink small amounts throughout the day for the best results.

Get Outside

If you can, take a walk outside. Being surrounded by nature and fresh air can do wonders for your brain. If you can’t get out of the office, consider bringing some nature indoors with some office plants. Studies have shown that being around plants can help to reduce stress, facilitate healing, and boost cognitive skills.

Play Your Favorite Tunes

When your brain starts to get fogged, you start having a harder time staying focused. Playing music can help. If you can’t turn on the volume at your desk, consider a set of headphones. The best type of music to help you stay focused depends on you. Some genres to try, however, include lo-fi, nature sounds, music without lyrics, new age, and classical. Try a few different types to see what sort of music best suits you and helps to improve your productivity.

Stretch Your Body Out

Sitting still for a long time can leave your body feeling tight, which also affects your mind and your ability to concentrate. If you’re starting to feel the tension set in, get up and start stretching. You’ll keep your body flexible and your mind clear.

Your work hours might be long, but that doesn’t mean you should let them take their toll on your mind. With these tips, you can help keep your brain sharp and complete the tasks before you.

Publish Date: June 24, 2020 4:34 PM

About us - in 60 seconds!

Submit Event

Upcoming Events

The most important day of the year for the CC & CX industry in the world!

We are proud to announce the winners of The 2022 '17th Annual' Global Top Ranking Performers Awards, The World's Most Prestigious Awards in the industry! Read More...
 168 

Newsletter Registration

Please check to agree to be placed on the eNewsletter mailing list.

Latest Americas Newsletter
both ids empty
session userid =
session UserTempID =
session adminlevel =
session blnTempHelpChatShow =
CMS =
session cookie set = True
session page-view-total = 1
session page-view-total = 1
applicaiton blnAwardsClosed =
session blnCompletedAwardInterestPopup =
session blnCheckNewsletterInterestPopup =
session blnCompletedNewsletterInterestPopup =