If you are a student or a professional in the workplace these 3 tips will help you reduce stress in the workplace. Whatever stage of life you may be in, stress can reduce your quality of life and cause unnecessary health problems.

Tip 1: Exercise

Been stuck at a desk for too long? Exercising is the most efficient way to help reduce stress and when I say exercising it doesn’t have to be a whole hour of pumping it out in the gym. It can be a short walk or anything else you can fit into your busy schedule.

Physical activity can help your body release cortisol, which is a stress causing hormone. On top of that, exercising releases endorphins. Endorphins are hormones that are designed to help your body deal with stress. Exercising can also help you sleep better at night because of the level of endorphins released. Lastly, the most obvious reason for exercising is to improve your health and build confidence in your body image. Confidence in your self-image will help you perform at higher levels in the office and will lead you to be happier as a person.

Here are some fun activities to help you achieve a 30 min or less workout. https://www.health.qld.gov.au/news-events/news/30-ways-to-get-active-exercise-fun

Tip 2: Smile

When you think about smiling it’s hard to think about stress at the same time. Your actions can reflect to your mood and change how you are feeling.

Just remember that no matter what project you are working on, it will most likely get done and everything will be okay in the end. If this is the case, then why not smile while you’re working? Smiling, like exercising, can release endorphins and mask the pressure of stress. Don’t be afraid to step away from the desk, have fun with coworkers, and crack a joke.

Tip 3: Eating Right

Among many other benefits of eating healthy food, it can also come as a big stress reducer.

It is important to eat regularly and healthy to help maintain substantial energy levels. Along with food, staying hydrated can help you avoid fatigue and stay away from headaches. Like exercising, eating right can also improve body image and confidence. Overall it is essential to maintain a good diet to avoid fatigue and in the end, reduce stress levels. You can also check our blog on meal prepping learn more about preparing food for the workplace.

Here are some qick dinner ideas to get you healthy eating started off right. https://www.delicious.com.au/recipes/collections/gallery/60-healthy-dinners-you-can-cook-in-30-minutes/1vo4q819

Kerington Lamb