Blog Archives

How Going Outside Can Help Your Career

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June is Great Outdoors Month! There are many benefits to spending time outdoors. And while many of us don’t have the opportunity to spend our full workday outside, there are ways to take a portion of your day and move


Preventing Heat Stress this Summer

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As summer fast approaches there are new hazards in the workplace that we must be aware of. This great weather brings new heat- related dangers for workers, the biggest of which is Heat Stress.


Save Your Hearing – Tips for at Work & at Home

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Hearing loss is not something that many of us worry about on a regular basis but there are many factors in our everyday lives that can contribute to our loss of hearing. In honour of Save Your Hearing Day today


Managing Allergies in the Workplace

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Having allergies is the worst. And unfortunately for most of us, our allergies do not go away when we leave the house. Dealing with allergies in an environment you can’t control can be very tricky and since one of the


April 28th – National Day of Mourning

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This Saturday April 28th is The National Day of Mourning. This day is dedicated to remembering those who have lost their lives, or suffered injury or illness, due to a work-related tragedy.


Winter Tips & a Hopeful Outlook on Spring

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If you live in the GTA like us, you’ve been experiencing some interesting winter weather over the last couple of days. It looks like spring is on hold until further notice. While we sit fingers-crossed hoping for nicer weather there


How to Disconnect from Work While on Vacation

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If you’re lucky enough to be on vacation this week for March Break it can be a wonderful chance to spend time with your family, however for many of us it can be very difficult to fully disconnect from work


The Best of Breakaway Blog 2017

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Only one more week left of 2017! While there are many people that would gladly forget 2017 ever happened we’d like to take a moment to reflect on 2017 and share the best of Breakaway Blog posts from this year.


Using Self-Distancing in Decision-Making

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Do you tend to let your emotions lead your life? Are you guilty of making irrational, quick decisions when faced with a tough or stressful choice? There is a way to stop this behaviour, it is called Self-Distancing.


Our 15 Favourite Breakaway Blog Posts

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To celebrate Breakaway’s 15th anniversary today (yay!) we’re sharing 15 of our favourite blog posts we’ve done since we starting our Breakaway Blog.