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10 Ways to Boost Your Morale 10 Ways to Beat the Winter Blues!
The holidays are over, your resolution to diet has hit the buffers, and summer seems a long way off... sound familiar? If so, you might need a little help to shrug off the "winter blues."

This time of year can drain your energy and enthusiasm, but you can lift yourself out of the doldrums with our new video, 10 Ways to Boost Your Morale.

A simple change of scenery can improve your mood, so see our new infographic on Walking Meetings to bring a new perspective to an old routine. However, if you feel a deeper malaise, you can explore strategies for combating it with our article, Working With Seasonal Affective Disorder.

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10 Ways to Boost Your Morale 10 Ways to Boost Your Morale

In this video, explore how to rediscover your "mojo" at work.

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Walking Meetings Walking Meetings

Discover the benefits of swapping the meeting room for the outdoors, with our new infographic.

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Working With Seasonal Affective Disorder Working With Seasonal Affective Disorder

Learn how to identify and manage the symptoms of this common winter affliction.

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Creating Job Satisfaction
Creating Job Satisfaction

Follow this seven-step framework for being happy and productive at work.

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Ben-Shahar's Happiness Model
Ben-Shahar's Happiness Model

Find out how to bring joy to your work and life with this popular model.

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Rebuilding Morale
Rebuilding Morale

Discover what factors negatively impact team morale, and learn how to rebuild it.

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How to Post Complaints and Keep Your Cool Online How to Post Complaints and Keep Your Cool Online

Bruce Murray shares his tips on how to use social media to get your complaints resolved.
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Continuous Learning: Are You a Learn-it-All? Continuous Learning: Are You a Learn-it-All?

Bob Little discusses how continuous learning can help us to future-proof our careers, and explores what we can do to achieve it.
A Final Note

There are many reasons why your morale can dip. It can be because of a specific issue or something as broad as the change of the seasons. A few personal "pick-me-ups" might be enough to lift your spirits, but don't ignore the potential seriousness of a prolonged drop in mood.

Next week, you can explore strategies for staying focused while working in a busy and distracting office environment.

Have a great week!

James sig
James Manktelow (CEO)

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