December Office Survival Guide: Secret Santa shopping, office party politics and the frantic rush to meet early deadlines can make December feel like an endurance test. Perpetual darkness, hangovers from hell and energy-sapping festive lattes all take their toll as we crawl towards the holidays. If you’re struggling to get your mojo back in December, read our top tips to keep you fizzing long after the Christmas Party Prosecco bottles have popped.
With the sloth and gluttony of the festive season fast becoming a fleeting memory, January can feel like the bleakest month of the working year. In fact, the third Monday of the month is officially classed as Blue Monday, the single most depressing day of the year. With the summer holidays tantalisingly out of reach, it is no wonder that few of us are achieving a paradigm shift in our productivity levels.