How To Feel Your Best At Work


You may like your job but it’s also possible you feel stressed out and overworked at times. It’s important that you love what you do and feel challenged. However, it’s also vital that you take good care of yourself daily. 

Your habits and your lifestyle can impact how you feel at the office. Be glad to know that there is a lot that is in your control when it comes to self-care. The following suggestions will help ensure that you can always feel your best at work.

Get Enough Rest & Sleep

If you are sleep-deprived you may feel sluggish and make silly mistakes on the job. This is why it’s so important that you get enough rest and sleep each night. Consider your bedtime routine and make any adjustments to it that can help you feel more relaxed before bed. For example, you can drink a warm cup of tea or take a bath instead of playing on your electronics. Also, make sure you get on a sleep schedule so you’re going to bed and waking up around the same time each day.

Be Mindful of Your Diet

If you want to feel your best at work then you also need to be mindful of your diet and what you’re eating and drinking. Too much caffeine and sweets can make you feel anxious or hyped up and you may crash later. If you’re a coffee drinker then one idea is to switch to decaf coffee in the afternoon if you must have a cup of something to drink. It may also be helpful and wise to pack a lunch and your own snacks. This way you can avoid eating junk food that may be in the breakroom and keep on a healthy diet even though you’re at work.

Reduce Stress by Asking for Help

You want to feel challenged at work and use your skills and talents. However, you don’t want to have so much work that you can’t handle it all by yourself. If this is the case then speak up and ask for help. You can reduce your stress this way and it’ll take some pressure off your shoulders. This will also help ensure that you can leave the office at a decent time each night. All you have to do is reach out and make sure people understand your limits when it comes to your work tasks. 

Avoid Negativity & Office Politics

It’s also important that you keep a positive attitude at work to feel your best. It can be difficult to do if you are busy and there are a lot of people you work with. However, you should try your best to avoid negativity and stay out of office politics. Instead, maintain healthy relationships with others and try to keep your space when necessary. Stay focused on what’s in your control and try to be a good team player. Concentrate on what’s going right and well and try to address any issues that arise right away so they don’t snowball into larger problems. 


Vinh Van Lam
the authorVinh Van Lam
Vinh Van Lam, co-founder of ArtSHINE, is a visionary art coach and entrepreneur with a passion for fostering creativity. With a diverse background in art and business, he brings a unique perspective to empower emerging artists, enabling them to thrive in the dynamic art industry through the innovative platform of ArtSHINE.

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