Sunday, August 24, 2014

12 Tips for Workaholics

Taking care of yourself is a key component of minding your mental health. Unfortunately, when we are busy, we tend to focus on our immediate activity levels and forget about resourcing ourselves for the future.

  1. Don’t forget to sleep - Sleep is going to be the best way of your body renewal. Adequate sleep is an essential part of a healthy lifestyle. 
  2. Listen to your body - Human body is a unique and smart mechanism that gives you signs. Your task is to notice them and to do all possible things to stay happy and healthy.
  3. Take vitamins daily - Taking vitamins is a great nutrition insurance policy. I think it’s better to take vitamins daily than to spend big sums of money to cure various diseases.
  4. Time alone - Solitude allows you unwind and reboot your brain in order to get rid of massive amounts of information. Sometimes you may find out that you follow the routine and don’t have a clear perception of your reality. Furthermore, spending more time alone will help you identify your needs.
  5. Exercises - Sports and other physical activities improve your chances of living longer and healthier. It is important to know that regular exercise helps many of the body’s systems function better.
  6. Time outside - Office isn’t the best place for your body and mind. Try to find time to breathe fresh air in and enjoy the sun. Sunlight enriches your skin and body with vitamin D that is so useful for your health.
  7. Vacation time - If you’re tired of spending your life in the office, then try to use your vacation time properly. Those who are fond of travelling can visit various exquisite and majestic places.
  8. Read books - One of the best ways to reduce stress is to read a good book. When you open the book, you allow yourself to be invited into a wonderful literary world that helps you escape from daily stressors and negative thoughts. The main point is to find a book that attracts you much.
  9. Meditation - The best choice to relief chronic stress and refresh your mind is meditation. When you’re practicing meditation, your breathing slows down and you use more oxygen efficiently that improves your immune system.
  10. Forgive yourself- Everything depends on the type of your character, but forgiving yourself can be much harder than forgiving other people. It is an extremely important act of releasing yourself from the past. Moreover, it helps you get rid of negativity and stop blaming yourself for all failures you’ve ever done. If you don’t do it, you will always look inside and hate yourself. If you forgive yourself, you will open your mind and enjoy your life without hatred in your heart.
  11. Forgive other people - In order to be forgiven for your sins, you need to forgive others. Forgiveness is a good remedy to heal spiritual wounds. People who forgive others are free from anger, revenge and bitterness. Plus, they sleep better and relate to others with respect. Oscar Wilde once said a wise thing, “Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.”
  12. Enjoy your hobby - Hobbies often make you focus on something fun, positive and involving. You might be a happy person, if your hobby is a part of your work.

References:

15 Important Self-Care Tips for Workaholics

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