Sometimes we all get out of balance.
It can be as simple as that one extra deadline, or one unexpected circumstance that puts us off kilter. The research proves high levels stress can lead to less productivity, happiness and creativity. In its most destructive form, it can harm our health and impact our decision-making. We may not be able to avoid stress, be we can manage our body and mind to cope in a healthy way. I’ve outlined 5 quick tips to keep you in balance, and calm in the midst of chaos.
1: Breathe. Taking slow deep breaths can help lower blood pressure and heart rate.
2: Stretching. Stretching throughout the day can relieve muscle tension and relaxation during a stressful workday.
3: Get Organized. Clutter at your workspace can contribute to stress. Take a few minutes to organize your work space.
4: Walk. By taking a quick walk you gain physical activity and a few minutes to gather your thoughts.
5: Sip Green Tea. Green Tea is a source of L-Theanine, a chemical that helps relieve stress and anger.
*One extra tip: Print this and post it in your office. It’s a great reminder to take care of yourself, so you can be at your best taking care of your career.