“What!? Another unrealistic deadline? When am I supposed to rest and recover? And what about the quality of the work you’re asking us to produce?” I yelled at my team lead.
Self-motivation has been something of a crash course this year with a much clearer appreciation for pyjama days as a rarity.
A constant annoyance of mine has been the amount of times I get distracted whilst working. It’s not that I can’t focus, but never ending interruptions via messaging, emails or people just talking to me when I’m deeply engrossed in something makes it feel like I’m not making any progress. Currently I’m working on a […]
Life can feel as if it has its own momentum with meetings, timetables, meal times and our list of things to-do can seem endless. We can go weeks, months or years knowing that we are stuck in a rut and need a new direction, change of scene or some type of action that calls us […]
We’ve been a little busy over here at V-CAF. Tight deadlines, issues to fix and increasing demands have been taking their toll for the past few weeks! Anyways, being that we espouse the virtues of working smart without having to resort to caffeine, I thought I’d share some of the techniques and processes that proved […]
It’s been a while since the last article was published, so belated new year’s greetings to you and yours. During the holiday season a lot of you may have had the time to reflect on the past year and think about how you would like this new year to pan out. Giving up or reducing […]
It’s easily done. You have a tight deadline, the works not finished but you reckon if you put the extra time in now, you can salvage your reputation and get everything done. There are times when you just have to burn the midnight oil to get things done and it’s understandable. But recently I’ve been […]
Need to stay awake but don’t want to use caffeine? In this post I’ll share 5 tips with you that will beat that tiredness slump. Caffeine and Staying Awake Side Effects How to Stay Awake Review Last Point Caffeine and Staying Awake It is tempting to just use caffeine and be done with it. It […]
Feeling tired, fatigued or burnt out? You’re not alone. According to the National Safety Council more than 43% of workers are sleep-deprived.Fatigue – You’re More Than Just Tired, NSC The fact that tiredness is on the rise may account for the global demand for energy-boosting products being at an all time high. Caffeine consumption is […]
The amount of people that consume energy drinks is increasing. Drinkers are looking for more energy, alertness and stamina, but aren’t necessarily aware of the amount of caffeine they are ingesting. Unaware that it is possible to be poisoned by caffeine, many consume more than the recommended daily limits of 400mg. Unfortunately, because caffeine is […]