Stress is fatal – be it personal or professional. The irony is we all are facing all types of stress at different fronts every day! We often find ourselves helpless before such situation and give up finding ways out and making our lives better and stress-free!
Are you also one of the stress victims? If not at personal front, professional stress would have often haunted you leaving you trapped and devastated! But by observing patience and following a simple and effective checklist, you can keep work stress at bay! Let’s have a look at the checklist to make your work life simpler and better!
Keep your Work Place Clutter-free
This is vital! Clean and organized work place would be the first step to start with! Wipe your work area with some disinfectant and clean your desks and cabinets. Don’t scribble notes everywhere. Keep your notepads and desktops clean. You can also add some greenery to your work place by placing small plants offering you therapeutic values to start your day peacefully and cheerfully.
Take Care of Your Health
This is the greatest asset that you need to retain to be happy and stress free! Your health is your asset. Unless you are fit and healthy how you would be able to combat the stress that is deteriorating your life. You cannot avoid its significance. Eat healthy and on time to be fit. Do exercise and meditate to develop your spiritual and mental health! It will help you perform better and keep you energetic all day!
Create a list of tasks as per the priorities everyday that has to be completed! Keep changing your list of priorities given the sudden changes to give your best. Your today’s priorities may prove to be obsolete for tomorrow! Creating everyday list of priorities is of the essence to keep you updated of the changes! It will also help you work better, even under stress, because you would be focused and fully charged to give your best!
Don’t Over Commit
Due to pressure or to prove our capabilities, do not try to over commit! Accept only that much tasks that you can handle! Over load of work may get into your nerves, leaving your stressed and low! No one else other than you is aware of your potential! Make the best use of your capabilities but know where to draw the line.
Be Ready to Compromise
You should consider to compromise in certain aspects to take help of your colleagues and assistant by returning favor. You can change your attitude and perspective about certain things to get your work done smoothly and easily. Compromising in few aspects could be helpful for you to complete your task without any stress!
Take Frequent Breaks
Taking breaks after sometime or whenever you feel low is recommended. This break could be listening to music, reading, relaxing, having tea or water, or playing online games or anything that soothes your soul. It may appear to be wasting time, but in real sense it will uplift your morale and rejuvenate you to perform better. It will enable you complete your tasks faster and in a better manner.
Avoid any Distraction
It is very easy to get distracted in this era where so many ways of distraction is easily available before you i.e. social networking sites, videos, games etc. If you are taking break, it can be used but restrict your timeline for the same. Get back to your work the moment you feel relaxed and at ease. Do not cling to it for long. It should be considered as a source of relaxation not source of distraction.
Control your Anger
Anger management is very important as we often lose our calm before heap of work. Right planning, priority setting, enough sleep, healthy mind, and frequent breaks can do your work and avoid any sort of anger that may come your way. These guidelines would enable you manage your anger also!
These are the most prominent and proven ways to handle the stress of work load at work place. Reading, understanding and implementing all these guidelines can help you stop going crazy on realizing the work load that you might be facing in your profession.