Simple changes to make at your work desk to beat the work stress!

  • By: Tiana Rodrigues / Comments : 0

As we all know, stress and health are directly proportional to each other. The lesser the stress, the happier and healthier you are. But today, with tremendously increasing work pressure, living without stress is a dream come true.

Stress is a part of every kind professional life. What matters is how you deal with it and what you do to reduce it. We’ve got you some quick and simple ways to adopt at your work stations, which shall help you, feel good and fresh at work.

 

De-Clutter your work station

A messy desk not just adds to your stress but also leaves an unpleasant impression at the workplace. You don’t want to start your day looking at your disorganized desk. It can make you feel anxious, restless and overwhelmed.

Keep your desk clean and organized so that even your thoughts and mood flow in the same direction.

Keep a water bottle by your side

There are chances you might completely skip drinking water when drowned with work. You just cannot afford to do that. Set yourself some kind of reminders if needed, but drinking adequate water throughout the day helps you stay away from majority of health issues and unwanted stress.

Bring in some freshness and inspiration

How about decorating your work station with things you love and are passionate about? Looking at your favorites every day, is sure to make you feel relaxed and calm in stressful situations.

Your favorite inspiration quotes, a picture of your family or best friends or your favorite coffee mug. Let your desk speak who you are and let it make you happy every day.

Simple desk exercises

You don’t always need a gym to workout. And when you’re at work, you just cannot randomly run to the gym, can you? But you can definitely workout at work! Do some stretching, bending and walks in between your work. It not just helps you physically, but also makes you feel fresh and more focused in your tasks.

Healthy snacks

Stress brings in the craving for all sorts of sugary, fatty and tasty food because, sometimes it’s more than just the physical hunger, it’s about the comfort and ease you feel through the food. Have some healthy snack handy to binge on between your work schedules.

Check out some of our protein-rich healthy and easy to make snack recipes which you can carry to work every day and say goodbye to stress with the yummy food - http://www.bodyfirst.in/healthy-snacking-recipes/

Several other ways of beating the stress is listening to some soulful music, spending a few minutes besides plants/greenery or just looking outside the window. Work is a part of your life, not your whole life. Maintain a balance between your personal and professional life to lead a vigorous and happy life!

Please feel free to share your recommendations, suggestions and opinions in our comments section.

Stay Healthy, Stay Happy. And don’t forget to think about #YourbodyFirst!

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