Superfood of the Month – Chocolate

2018-03-28T14:41:55+00:00

As it’s Easter weekend, there could only be one superfood we championed this month – chocolate!   It’s Easter Egg Time Again It’s quite likely that by lunchtime on Sunday, quite a lot of us will be full of chocolate! Easter brings many gifts, but the giving of Easter Eggs is a particular blessing for those of us who are chocoholics. For many shift workers, chocolate is so much more than an annual act of Paschal gluttony.   Guilt-free chocolate – The Night Shift’s Holy Grail Chocolate is notorious for being the night shift workers friend! After all, who hasn’t craved that chocolate [...]

Superfood of the Month – Chocolate2018-03-28T14:41:55+00:00

Are You Putting It Off? Procrastination is a significant problem for many shift workers

2018-03-22T12:34:21+00:00

Find yourself constantly procrastinating at work? According to the latest studies, it might not be all your fault! Putting it off? You’re not alone Who doesn’t occasionally procrastinate at work? Most of us have an inbuilt suspicion of those fellow workers who always finish every task on time and never seem to fall behind. We all know the type – never delays an unpleasant duty, works through everything annoying quickly and always hits every target they are given.   via GIPHY   For the rest of us mortals who wish we could be like that, the reality is far more frustrating [...]

Are You Putting It Off? Procrastination is a significant problem for many shift workers2018-03-22T12:34:21+00:00

Shift Workers and Sleep – Why We Just Can’t Get Enough!

2018-03-14T16:51:37+00:00

It’s estimated that the average person spends up to a third of their lives asleep. But most shift workers aren’t getting anywhere near this amount, and it’s causing major issues in health and wellbeing. We look at one possible solution that’s been promoted to employers – napping at work! Bed is Best We all know that a good, long sleep is the best way to recover after a hard and exhausting shift. But the latest research has shown that good quality sleep is also essential for lots of important functions. From maintaining cognitive skills, communication, memory and creativity and flexibility, sleep [...]

Shift Workers and Sleep – Why We Just Can’t Get Enough!2018-03-14T16:51:37+00:00