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June 10, 2021

Mindfulness at work: how meditation can boost your career

Stress, lack of productivity and communication breakdowns – all are significant work challenges whether working at home or in the office.  Mindfulness can help with all these issues. Most people associate meditation with management of stress.   In fact, meditation […]
June 10, 2021

The soft skills crucial for a career in software development

Software career development may be seen as relying on coding and programming knowledge but character traits are the most important key to success. So called ‘soft skills’ are critical to career development.   What are soft skills? Unlike technical skills […]
May 17, 2021

Deep work: what is it and how to achieve it

As a business that performs a lot of technical development work, Aquarium knows the advantages that entering a state of distraction-free working offers. Sometimes known as deep work, this can extremely productive.   What is deep work? Deep work is […]
May 17, 2021

A good night’s sleep – a key to work productivity

Research has shown that sleep plays an important role in developing creative thinking and problem-solving. During REM sleep (the stage of sleep where most dreams occur) people’s brains are as active as when they are awake, and this time is […]
March 4, 2021

Workplace mindfulness: what it is and how to implement it

In 2019/2020, stress and ill mental health accounted for around half of work-related illness and workdays lost according to HSE’s Health and safety at work Summary for 2019/20.  What can we all do to help ensure we are less stressed, […]
March 4, 2021

Tips for combating remote working burnout

While working from home undoubtedly has its benefits, there can be some downsides to being away from the office. Our employees are our most important asset and we do as much as we can to ensure they are happy in […]