Archive of posts with category 'mental-health'

Zenduty — SRE Puzzle of the week — Forgotten password

Zenduty — SRE Puzzle of the week — Forgotten password

On-call doesn't have to be stressful

“Being on-call is a critical duty that many operations and engineering teams must undertake to keep their services reliable and available. However, there are several pitfalls in the organization of...

Fostering blamelessness at the workplace

An integral lesson every business (of any size) learns is that failure is inevitable at some point in the production cycle. There might be times where things go haywire at...

10 Superfoods to Boost Productivity

Scientists have discovered a direct link between foods consumed by people and their productivity levels. This forces us to rethink our dietary habits and consume superfoods that are rich in...

Vacay Your Woes Away

Neglecting yourself and your family and your work is still not getting better even though you work the extra hours and have no free time? Your solution might not be...

Real-time incident management with Hosted Graphite

Meditation is an immediate stress-buster and can calm your nerves in minutes. You can find your balance and energy to work easily by practising meditation for just a while. 

The Zen of SRE

Our guide to making on-call and managing incidents Zen. Inspired by Tim Peters’ The Zen of Python

Travel and Work - Wholesome or Troublesome?

Do you travel for hours together to get to your workplace? Does the travel exhaust you even before your day at work begins? Do you get stressed because of being...

Wellness - A Way of Life

Wellness is a choice that we make every day to lead a better, healthier and fulfilling life. Wellness is more than just being disease free; it is a dynamic operation...

My Hate-Love-Love Relationship With Sleep

_“Life has a tendency to fall apart when you’re awake, so stay in bed!”_

Six tips to help you relax without leaving your desk!

When your meeting begins in 5 minutes and you are panicking or you have an important assignment due by the end of the day, heading out to relax and cool...

Practicing Wellness for Increased Output at Work

A sound mind and body is the only way ahead to achieve one’s full potential at the work place. There are diseases and irregularities now affecting workers at their workplaces...

4 Breathing Exercises to Help You at Work and On Call

Believe it or not, being mindful of your breathing can help improve your immune system and reduce stress. According to a study in the University of South Carolina, adults who...

Avoiding Burnout for SREs

The term SRE, or Site Reliability Engineering has been around for over a decade. SRE aims to create ultra scalable and highly reliable software systems by incorporating priciples from software...

How You Can Boost Your Mental Health at Work

We spend a large part of our lives working, and how we feel often affects how we do at work. Here is a list of small steps you can take...

Mental Health Myths Busted

Mental Health problems are more common than you may think- at least 1 in 5 people of working age suffer from mental health problems of some degree. Surprisingly, though, the...