We are used to the idea of having a tea/coffee break or a lunch break at our workplace with several toilet breaks throughout the day. But they don’t ease desk bound aches and seem to be still not enough to have a clear mind and feel refreshed. And how many of us actually do work during our breaks not giving a chance to ourselves to “switch off”? Gobbling up a sandwich while finishing typing up a report or having a cup of tea while having an intense phone call with a client…
The truth is that for the sake of well-being of both our body and mind regular breaks are ESSENTIAL. Our body can cope with stress when it gets a REAL break.
So… a few tips to help you restore the balance.
Allocate 5-10 min here and there to “reboot” yourself
Change your environment
Go outside to have some fresh air and just observe what’s in front of you (yes, that means not being on your phone)
Have your snack/tea/coffee in a calm place
Listen to some music maybe even with your eyes closed
Walk up and down the stairs to activate your blood flow
Find a calm place, something firm to sit on, close your eyes and just breathe... or listen to sounds around you
Have a stretch! It will greatly help ease aches and pains. You can find easy poses to do in your office here: https://www.doyouyoga.com/7-yoga-poses-you-can-do-at-your-work-desk-to-relieve-stress-68712/
Simple things to do, right? But they will make such a big difference in your well-being on a daily basis… Take care of yourself guys!
Looking forward to seeing you all on the mat tomorrow!