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Office pranks are one way to make your office more fun.

According to Kenexa CEO and human resources expert Rudy Karsen, "when you’re in a job that you enjoy and you’re good at, you’re not just a better worker. You’re a better spouse, a better parent, a better citizen."

So, in the spirit of pleasant workplaces everywhere, here’s a compilation of fast and fun ways to make your office a bit more fun.

Weekends always seem to go quickly, but they’re longer than we think. There are 60 hours between that 6 p.m. Friday beer and that 6 a.m. Monday alarm clock. That’s plenty of time for fun, relaxation and more importantly, recharging the batteries. 

Here are 10 tips for making the most of your days off:

1. Do make a plan.

2. Don’t fill every minute.

3. Do stretch yourself occasionally.

4. Don’t forget to exercise.

5. Do schedule downtime.

6. Don’t give in to the Sunday-night blues.

7. Do make the most of other people’s schedules.

8. Don’t do too many chores.

9. Do spend some time planning your week.

10. Don’t work every minute.

Here’s why planning the weekend is just as important as planning the week.

Now this looks like a lot of fun compared to the crunchy climbing walls I’ve used in the past.

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Lunar rethinks rock-climbing walls, making them slicker and smarter

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