Julailah Wahid

Work Bag Essentials – What’s In My Bag?

By Julailah Wahid

What’s better than water? Lemon water.

It tastes absolutely refreshing, and is known for providing numerous health benefits, such as improving the digestive system and balancing the body’s pH levels. Moreover, Singapore’s humid climate can be unforgiving on my sweat glands, so having a bottle of lemon water at hand will prevent dehydration and keep me feeling energised.

Besides lemon water, I make sure that my work bag is always packed with my wallet, keys and smartphone.

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Brain Foods that Can Help You Perform Better At Work

Give yourself a pat on the back for surviving the morning at work. After attending to an endless stream of phone calls, emails and finicky colleagues, you can finally get down to completing actual tasks. However, your energy and concentration levels are slowly depleting, causing to you slog through the day with minimal progress.

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What I Learnt from Running the (Rat) Race

By Julailah Wahid

On Saturday, 11 May, I was among 8,000 women who pounded the pavements of Gardens by the Bay East in the Nike She Runs 5K.

Despite narrow pathways, the race turned out to be pretty enjoyable, especially since it was my first time participating in a competitive run.

That being said, there were a few lessons gleaned from this experience, which I feel can be applied at the workplace:

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How Can I Stay Energised at Work? (no Red Bull required)

Question: I often feel lethargic and restless at work, even after a decent night’s sleep. What can I do to increase my energy levels to help me be more productive at work?

Answer: On most occasions, tiredness can be alleviated with ample rest. However, there are many factors that contribute to persistent tiredness, also known as fatigue.

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Avoid Showing Favouritism in the Workplace (Part 2: Boss’ POV)

By: Julailah Wahid

Showing fondness towards an employee for to his or her hard work may seem harmless, but others could easily view this extra attention as favouritism. Managers and bosses who explicitly show favouritism are only cultivating an environment of separation and resentment, which can cause a dip in employee morale and productivity.

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3 Ocean-Going Jobs for the Adventurous

By: Julailah Wahid

The world’s vast oceans are home to glorious sunsets, jumping dolphins and Captain Jack Sparrows. Even so, any professional on a boat will tell you that the sea can be the ultimate test of both physical and mental strength. Here are three of the most exciting oceangoing professions from around the world:

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How To Reduce Stress at Work

By Julailah Wahid

Meet my best friend – the stress ball.

Believe me when I say that he has been with me through thick and thin. My muscles are put to work each time I squeeze his malleable form repeatedly for ten seconds or more. Suddenly, all the tension from my hands caused by prolonged and excessive keyboard typing is released.

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