Working in a busy Arizona commercial office can be stressful at times. Juggling projects, coordinating team members, and handling setbacks are more than enough to send the average person into a stress spiral.
It’s normal to feel stressed every now and then, but learning effective management is what’s most important in difficult situations. Stress can even effect your physical and mental health. We’ve put together an anti-stress toolbox for you; see which tips you like best!
Diet and Sleeping
Maintaining a good diet is the unsung hero in our anti-stress toolbox. Proper diet through energy-boosting meals will enable your body to feel better naturally, allowing you to handle every situation with positive vigor. Sleep is another overlooked factor that can contribute to stress; listen to your body clock and get at least six hours of sleep each night. Eating and sleeping well can rejuvenate you for the upcoming day at your office space in AZ.
This should be your go-to tactic, its quick, effective, and can be used in any situation. When you feel the stress building in your gut, simply inhale for five seconds, hold and slowly exhale through your nose. Doing this exercise for one to two minutes will help calm your mind and body down. Focusing only on the air flowing in and out is an effective mental pallet cleanser.
We have many natural self-defense mechanisms that are designed to protect the well-being of our body; one of those mechanisms is our fight-or-flight response. Some people, shy away from the stressful situation, while others attempt to control the situation through a knee-jerk reaction. Unfortunately, neither is the best way to handle sudden stress. The best way to handle this type of stress is through communication. Taking the time to understand all sides can deescalate a tense situation before it becomes a serious issue.
Sometimes when the stress becomes too much for one person to bear, friends and family can be your greatest asset, they can listen and give appropriate feedback. Talking out a problem will help you mentally deescalate and hearing someone else’s opinion will help you rationalize. Another benefit of reaching out is that you can problem solve together; dissecting the problem and creating solutions can lead to a ‘eureka’ moment on how to go into work the next day with the right attitude. Leverage your support system to get things off your chest, the feeling of being “in it together” can relieve stress in its own way.
Naturally, everyone is different, and so are the ways they choose to manage their stress. By finding the ways that work for you to manage and overcome stress in your Arizona commercial office, many of the negatives can be reduced or avoided. Always do your best to keep a positive attitude, by outputting rays of positive energy, sources where stress has come from previously can reverse their orientation and become stress free.
What secrets do you have to combat stress in your office space in AZ? Let us know by commenting on our LinkedIn page.
WRITTEN BY: Portia Dempsey