We’ve all been there, rushing from task to task, starting something new before finishing something current, ending a work day in a flurry of half finished tasks and high stress levels. Multitasking at its best, or shall we say worst. An article entitled “3 Tips for Practicing Mindfulness in a Multitasking Workplace” states that “multitasking depresses the brain’s memory and analytical function.” Not only is multitasking bad for your brain but it could also affect your physical safety. Not focusing on where you are walking or driving because you are too busy trying to plan what you should be doing next or emailing/texting at the same time as doing other tasks can have horrible consequences. By practicing this articles suggestions not only will your brain benefit but also it may help increase your safety.
Using these techniques in the work place should help decrease your stress as well as make you more mindful to what’s going on around you. SlipNOT® safety products help take the stress out of keeping employees safe in slippery situations. High quality metal flooring products have been proven to last decades and can be fabricated to fit almost any work environment. Mindfulness in the workplace and at home can benefit everyone.
Smith, Sandy. “3 Tips for Practicing Mindfulness in a Multitasking Workplace.” www.ehstoday.com. April 11, 2015. May 27, 2015.