Are you bombarded with tight deadlines, horrible bosses, office politics, not-so-friendly colleagues at work? Are you finding it difficult to deal with the never-ending list of stressful situations? Well, workplaces can be stressful, but they don’t have to be that way. Here are some quick tips to help you survive workplace stress.
Take time out to practice at least 10 min of meditation daily. Meditating with soothing music helps you snap out of stressful situations allowing your mind to be calm and helps calm your mind, reduces stress and helps freshen you up.
Pack healthy snacks and a nourishing lunch
Too lazy to prepare lunch? But are constant headaches, sudden weight gain and hunger pangs really worth the quick junk food lunch? Take time out for a proper homemade meal because having healthy food keeps you full for a longer time, improves your mood and reduces stress.
Take a break every 90 minutes
Instead of being glued to your screen for long hours, take a 10 min break after every 90 min. Be it a short walk, listening to music or just relaxing, taking a break helps you concentrate better and makes you work more efficiently.
Move about as much as you can
As you may have noticed, after a good workout session, you feel relaxed and fresh. This is because exercising relaxes our mind and muscles and is good for our agni. So skip the lift in your building and opt for stairs. You can also get up and stretch after every hour or so.
Plan your day in advance
When you have your entire day planned ahead, you are more organized and you do your work more efficiently. So, at the end of every day, plan your schedule. This way, you won’t forget to do anything important, you will prioritize things properly, and minimise work-related stress.
Keep a stock of herbal teas
Herbal teas have been used for centuries and are known to have medicinal properties. Stock your office with an assortment of herbal teas. Jiva Ayurvedic Tea is a caffeine free alternative to regular tea. Have a cuppa after your meals to soothe your troubled mind.
Don’t let work-related stress get the best of you. Use these tips to make changes in your lifestyle to reduce stress.For customized treatment of stress or anxiety, consult Jiva doctor today.