How do we restore the coveted balance between personal time and work in our daily lives?
Work can wear you down, whether your job requires physical labor or not. Fatigue can hit you in many ways and differently, with the daily demands of your job being able to leave you physically and emotionally tired, even if you stay behind your desk most of the time. Other stressors, such as personal relationships, financial issues, and even health problems, can exacerbate stressful situations.
If you continue to go to work, you may find that you feel overwhelmed by the added stress of worrying about the fear of being infected with the new coronavirus. If, on the other hand, you work from home, you may feel a little safer, but the limits of personal and working time are “blurred” dangerously. In any case, it is very common to feel tired from work, especially in times of crisis and difficulty. You may not be able to quit your job completely, but you do not need to be idle as the last drop of your energy drains. Instead take action…
Identify the changes you can make
If you are feeling more tired than usual, you may want to take a look at the habits that may be contributing to your fatigue. You may feel quite tired and can do nothing but sit comfortably on your couch and watch rows. You may spend more time relaxing, eventually lying down more slowly but still finding it difficult to fall asleep.
Nutritional meals, better sleep and physical activity will not make the stress go away, but small changes are still the key to reducing fatigue and preventing fatigue. Improved sleep can certainly help you feel less tired, but regular exercise can also make a difference.
Leave work to work
You may feel more prepared if you organize work from home, but this may not be the best idea. It is important to leave free time for yourself, your family and your loved ones and not always sacrifice it on the altar of your career. Rest has many forms and the time we spend with the individuals who are special to us is the best form of relaxation for the body and the mind.
Find shelter in hobbies that “reward” you
After a busy day at work, you may not have the energy for anything other than your favorite series. While any form of relaxation is permissible, it is important at times to do activities that reward you and get you out of the monotony. To feel more refreshed by your relaxation you can try gardening or start reading that book that you keep putting off. Other activities to choose from include:
- Creative pursuits such as art, music, writing or crafts .
- DIY improvement projects or renovations of your spaces.
- Spend some time outdoors green.
- Do not stop learning. Try learning a new foreign language, which will develop you on many levels.