Helping Knowledge Workers Switch Off in an Always-On World – With Insights from HRV Data
When it comes to life’s challenges, there is a difference between being stressed and being stressed out. While some stress can be exciting and challenging, beyond a certain threshold, stress can lead to a deterioration in physiological and psychological systems and, subsequently, many of the health issues we see in modern life.
Many people find that excessive stress manifests as a sense that they can’t switch off and that it is difficult to recover fully from day to day, whilst 70% of people say that they struggle to get a sense of mental distance from work.
In this Firstbeat webinar, our special guest James Hewitt discussed how to help knowledge workers master the skill of being able to ‘switch off’ and how to transform challenge and uncertainty into an opportunity for growth using HRV measurements.
Watch the recording and you will also learn:
- How the principle that ‘we can’t overtrain, but we can under-recover’ applies to knowledge work
- The associations between HRV and cognitive performance
- How to approach knowledge work as a cognitive endurance activity
Accurate physiological data allows you to understand your clients’ wellness status and identify potential health risks and make better coaching decisions. It helps you to deepen and lengthen your client relationships. Learn more about Firstbeat Life.
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