Are you a working professional then you will be well acquainted with this 6 letter word called as stress? We all know stress is the evil which is real bad for anybody’s health, however fighting with it is something which is not in your hands. Loads of work in office, no time to sit and relax or enjoy things around you, is the story of every next person in the society. But living a life this way is not the solution.
You will be surprised to know that, “Chronic stress can lead to health problems such as weight gain, depression, and even contribute to heart disease.” The reason for starting the stress doesn’t matter, however eventually it will impact both your personal as well as professional life. Here are some tips to keep you going without any stress and much more relaxed life.
The concept of beauty sleep is not just for females but all adults. Every adult whether male or female needs at least 7-8 hours of deep sleep on daily basis. Lack of proper sleep causes increase in the stress hormones in the body. So sleep tight and its better if it is a deep one.
Either on paper or in mind but always makes sure you have a list of things you need to do in the particular day. Preparing a to-do list every day keeps everything organized hence more achievements and less stress at the end of the day. The list should be realistic and logical.
Junk food is okay once a while but your body needs healthy food for day to day working. Your eating habits also impact the level of stress. Healthy food keep the diseases at bay and do not require too much time for preparing, hence there is one less thing for you to worry about.
Learn to Say “NO”
There is nothing bad in saying no, when the alternative is going to damage your health. Don’t ask for more when your plate is already full, it will only add extra undue stress on your mind. If you have too much work in your current project, then say no to your boss for more as it will affect your performance levels too. Same thing can be done in your personal life too.
Exercise is Necessary
A little bit of walk or stretching every day is something which you need to adopt to stay fit and stress free. A simple workout decreases the levels of cortisol and adrenaline in your body which are mainly reason for stress. In current scenario, the city life does not have much to offer in term of freshness so breathing in the fresh air certainly helps you to calm yourself.
Some “Me time”
Always try to find time for yourself. Everybody need some me time as it helps in relaxing as well as spending time in what they think is their favourite activity. Just 20-30 minutes every day will help you to unwind and relax in a way which you have never expected. It will also help you to live your passion. Along with some me time, also try to take a break of 1 or 2 min while working to stretch your body and relax your mind.
All the above tips are definitely going to help you in releasing all that pent up tension and stress. No employee is good for the company if their mind is flowing with stress.