Sustainable Benefits and Drawbacks to Remote Work

In 2020, remote work went from an occasional perk to a way of life around the globe. While working from home (WFH) has often been touted as a sustainable way to work, as more and more people have engaged in it, it’s shown that, like everything else, it has its sustainability pros and cons.

Here are a few of the biggest considerations when it comes to the eco-friendly nature (or lack thereof) of remote work.

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25 Simple Healthy Lifestyle Tips [Visual]

The life of today’s students can feel quite chaotic and even a bit overwhelming at times. Having to balance studies with a personal life and the need to pay attention to healthy eating, staying fit, and productivity can put a little too much pressure on a person. No wonder students often struggle with maintaining a proper healthy lifestyle and end up facing burnout, illnesses, and other health conditions.

To help you find a healthy balance, IvyPanda put together an infographic that contains simple tips that can help you turn a healthy lifestyle into your reality. The tips are divided into five categories: eating habits and nutrition, staying fit, study/life balance, mental health advice, and building proper sleeping habits.

Check it all out below and stay healthy!

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Science-backed ways to Invest in Yourself [Infographic]

Our time, energy, and focus are all finite resources that we choose to spend according to our priorities on any given day. But if we take a long-term approach to that spending, we can maximize our benefits and invest those resources in ourselves and our futures.

Here are 22 research-backed ways that you can invest now in your future wellbeing.

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Science-Backed Benefits of Working Outdoors [Infographic]

Human beings are not made to be locked inside a cubicle all day. We are biologically built to move around and get in touch with the outdoors. Our bodies need to experience changes in air, temperature, and scenery to interrupt the stagnant office environment.

Most construction work, as we know, takes place outdoors. While it is hard work, studies have shown a wide range of benefits when you work among trees, fresh air, and sunlight, including increased creativity, productivity, and positivity. This explains why we often feel at peace when gazing at scenic landscapes and greenery. Companies like Google have realized this and incorporated nature into their office environments to improve their employees’ performance.

However, many jobs, including those in construction, take place at a desk. To show the benefits of bringing your desk outside, BigRentz created an infographic that covers the dangers of a desk job and the science-backed benefits of working outdoors.

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Sleep Quality Hacks [Infographic]

Think about your sleep: How much do you know about it? Do you regularly track when you go to sleep and when you wake up? Do you know how deeply you’re sleeping, and how much you’re tossing and turning?

The answer might be—maybe, a little bit, and maybe not. That’s because many of us are simply sleep deprived and we don’t realize how bad the problem is. It’s so bad, in fact, that Americans spend about $52 billion on sleep aids and remedies, and still one-third of us aren’t getting enough rest.

That lack of rest is impacting us in profound ways, too, and not just when we nod off at our desks. Lack of sleep means that our hearts are stressed and we’re more prone to certain health conditions. So where do you fit into the sleep cycle continuum, and what things can you do to cultivate a better night of sleep? This graphic has some ideas.

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