Do you work in a toxic work environment? Or do you work for yourself however have a hard time balancing you work and home life?
Everyone feels overwhelmed and overly busy! Stress at work could put you at risk for anxiety and other health issues. Begin today by learning how to reduce stress in your life, whether at work or at home.
Do you lie awake at night plagued by the stressful events of the work day?
Consider learning how to keep work at work. Use a present moment approach. For example ask yourself; Where am I at right now? What am I currently doing? If you are in bed, tell yourself why rest is important.
This helped me keep work thoughts out of the bed room. Also consider meditating in bed. Before you know it you will have fallen asleep.
Make your best effort to leave work worries at the workplace. If you have an office at home, when done with the day, before you close the business door lay out next days plan and leave it on the table for morning.
This good habit building won’t happen overnight, however with building up this habit you could eventually get on the right path. When mastering a stress reduced work life you could achieve a happy, productive, and healthy lifestyle.
Getting your nights rest could help rejuvenate you for tomorrows task.
How do you maintain steady focus throughout the day?
We can tend to experience stress when we feel like work situations are out of our control. This type of stress could activate your stress hormone causing worry and if this pattern of worry continues, this could wear down your confidence, concentration and well-being.
So you may be wondering, how do you keep cool under so many work demands? Consider accepting interruptions at work, then cut it off, or diagnosis the importance of the demand and schedule a plan for this interruption. Many interruptions at work are recurring and can be anticipated.
Have preset criteria for which response you want to make. Also consider training your co-workers around you by answering email during certain windows, setting up office hours to talk in person or closing your office door when you need to focus.
Do you find it impossible to do everything that needs to get done and still have energy left over after work?
Consider scheduling breaks throughout the day to walk, stretch at your desk or do a breathing exercise. These mini breaks can help you break up the stress of the last call, meeting or interruption.
Do you have time for a long lunch period at work? Consider engaging in intense concentration for about 90 minutes, followed by a brief period of recovery. This action could clear the buildup of stress and rejuvenate yourselves.
Do you feel trapped in your current work situation?
If you are consistently experiencing so much stress at the workplace, then consider getting out of there! Your health and wellness is not worth the risk of staying in a job that feels like a trap and your supervisors and manager feel like prison guards.