Stress happens, and that’s okay. Too much stress, though, and you’re just asking for trouble. When you feel the work piling on and your anxiety start to rise, take a minute to do something about it. If you notice the stress bubbling among your workforce, pass these tips along to them!
Take a short walk.
Get into a relaxing yoga pose.
Grab a drink of water.
Chat with an office buddy.
Do some desk exercises.
Listen to a good song.
Breathe deeply and intentionally.
Get a change of scenery.
Do something creative.
Grab a healthy snack.
Make a plan or to-do list.
Unplug from email and social media.
Tell a joke, or find some other way to laugh.
Give a compliment.
Introduce yourself to someone new.
Clean your workspace.
Organize your computer files.
Strike a power pose.
Help someone else.
Remind yourself why you’re here.
Pamper yourself with some nice hand lotion.
Ask for help.
Stand up while you work.
Stress can spell disaster for you and your work environment. Although most work gets stressful at some point, there are some things you can do to address stress when it happens.
Try any of these quick, office stress relievers when you feel the tension start to rise among your employees.
How do you manage stress at work?