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Tax Season Stress Busters…Part One

Here are some ideas to help ease the stress of tax season from the members of AccountingWEB.com. Have a Friday Dessert Contest - Have spouses children bake desserts for the staff such as cookies, brownies and other finger foods each week and give a bouquet of flowers each week to the contest winner.  
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Workplace wellness tips for this coming busy season

By: Dennis Winslow, MSW - We all know stress affects our mental and physical wellness -- both in positive and negative ways. Stress at work is what energizes us and stimulates our creative thinking. It is also what frustrates and exhausts us.The reality is that bad stress levels at work are getting higher with each passing year. Studies show that there is a significant connection between unmanaged stress and rising health care costs.
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'Power Napping' and Relaxation Tips!

Some say that power napping is the key to success. More and more businesses are recognizing the tremendous payback to their employees when time is allowed for "Power Napping". You too can run and run like the Energizer Bunny!
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Power Napping, the Latest Trend for Weary Workers

When you think of afternoon naps, you may conjure up memories of rest rugs on the kindergarten floor. But naps are not just for babies and toddlers anymore.Members of the accounting profession are joining adults from many professions in the latest energizing office trend – quick naps at the workplace. Indeed a National Sleep Foundation survey found that 33% of workers admitted they would take advantage of the opportunity to nap at work if their bosses allowed it.
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Busy Season Stress Busters Part Four!

Here are some more great ideas from the members of AccountingWEB.com – Part Four An AccountingWEB mentioned a Jellybean counting contest. We're doing it, and everyone loves it!! We also did tax season survival kits and attached them to an invitation to our after tax season cookout. We also have had "Nickname Day" - give your co-workers a nickname Survival Kits: Coffee singles, no-doz pills, Rolaids, Excedrin, "Nerds" candies!  
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Busy Season Stress Busters Part Three!

Here are some more great ideas from the members of AccountingWEB.com – Part Three 
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Busy Season Stress Busters Part Two

In Stress Busters Part One, we offered some ideas on ways to reduce the stresses of tax season. Here are some more great ideas from the readers of AccountingWEB.com – Part Two On nice weekend days, teens can come to the office parking lot and wash all the cars.  
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Busy Season Stress Busters…Part One

Here are some ideas to help ease the stress of tax season from the members of AccountingWEB.com. Have a Friday Dessert Contest - Have spouses children bake desserts for the staff such as cookies, brownies and other finger foods each week and give a bouquet of flowers each week to the contest winner.  
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Open Forum on Motivating Staff During Busy Season

AccountingWEB hosted an open forum workshop on Tuesday, March 6th to discuss and share ideas to help you and your firm through this year’s busy season. Read the full transcript of this session!Some of the highlights that were covered during last year’s Busy Season Open Forum included: 
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Stressed Out? Take a Break!

Don't let busy season get the best of you. AccountingWEB has assembled some of our favorite articles and resources that may help you beat the blues and stay healthy and happy during the final weeks ahead. Busy Season Stress BustersMore Busy Season Stress BustersPower Napping and Relaxation Tips!
Workplace Fitness

"Power Napping" and Relaxation Tips!

Some say that power napping is the key to success. More and more businesses are recognizing the tremendous payback to their employees when time is allowed for "Power Napping". You too can run and run like the Energizer Bunny!
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Busy Season Stress Busters

Looking for ways to ease your firm through the next two weeks of busy season with minimal stress? AccountingWEB invited members to share their ideas in an online workshop on busy season stress busters, and got some pretty good ideas!Read through the transcripts of the session for details, or scan through some of the best ideas below. Either way, be sure to tap into the brainpower of the AccountingWEB community and finish up tax season with a smile on your face! 
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More Busy Season Stress Busters

Welcome, I'm glad you took time out to join us! Is it stressful in your firms?Jane: I have many ideas to share!Session Moderator: Great, Jane! Why don't you get us started.Jane: Well, we have stress-busting (called "Hoopla") every Friday here. It usually involves food!Session Moderator: Can you share details - how does it work?Lara Niles: FOOD! Our office too seems to deal with stress with food! We call it the tax season 10 (meaning 10 lbs.!)Jane: That is so true!Coy: We bring lots of food as well!

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