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Tips to Create Mindfulness and Manage Stress in the Workplace – Part 3

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Corporate Wellness Week tips continue with this post. Here are three more tips on how to create mindfulness.

Encourage Positive Thinking

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Anonymously post a positive quote or picture by the copier, coffee machine or some where else that receives high foot traffic so that others can see.

Change the Way you Respond

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When someone disagrees with you about something at work, think “how interesting” instead of immediately getting defensive.

Get Moving

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If you have a meeting with only one or two other people, make it a walking meeting; get outside and get your blood pumping.

In keeping with above tips here are more tips to help you manage stress in the workplace:

Take Breaks Give yourself “Me Time”

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” Learn that taking time to yourself for rejuvenation and relaxation is just as important as giving time to other activities.
At minimum, take short breaks during your busy day.
You might purposely schedule time in your day planner just for yourself so that you can recharge for all the other things you need to do.
Learn your “red flags” for stress, and be willing to take time to do something about it.

Take Good Care of Yourself

Eat properly, get regular rest, keep a routine. Allow yourself to do something you enjoy each day.
Paradoxically, the time we need to take care of ourselves the most when we are stressed is the time we do it the least.
When we feel overwhelmed we tend to eat poorly, sleepless, stop exercising, and generally push ourselves harder. This can tax the immune system and cause us to become ill more easily. If we take good care of ourselves, to begin with, we will be better prepared to manage stress and accomplish our tasks in the long run.

BALANCED HEALING can assist with managing your stress by assessing your nutritional needs through screening and consultation and then able to develop and implement dietary-care plans and provide nutritional ccounseling & support.

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