Work stress is an all-too-common experience for many of us.
Whether it's a heavy workload, a difficult colleague, or uncertainty about the future of our jobs, work stress can feel overwhelming and consume us in a negative way. But the good news is that we have the power to change our relationship with stress and prioritize our self-care.
It's important to remember that not everyone responds to stress in the same way. Some people have a positive mindset and some people have a negative mindset. One person may let stress consume them in a negative way while the other person sees it as an opportunity to prioritize their self-care and reframe their relationship with stress. This highlights the importance of taking care of ourselves, both physically and mentally, especially during times of stress.
If you're feeling overwhelmed by work stress, there are steps you can take to prioritize your self-care and change your relationship with stress. This could involve finding tools to help you manage stress, such as mindfulness or exercise, or practicing positive self-talk to reframe negative thoughts. It's also important to prioritize time for yourself each day to do something that makes you feel good, such as taking a walk or practicing a hobby.
And if you're looking for a little extra support in prioritizing your self-care, consider joining a challenge or community that can help you stay accountable and motivated.
We have just launched our FREE Prioritize Self-Care 5-Day Challenge. Check it out. This is starting on April 3rd, is a great way to connect with others who prioritize self-care and learn new tools to manage stress effectively.
Remember, work stress can be overwhelming, but by changing our relationship with stress and prioritizing our self-care, we can navigate these challenging times with more ease and resilience. So take the time to invest in yourself and your well-being - it will pay off in the long run.
"Stress is not what happens to us. It’s our response to what happens. And response is something we can choose." Maureen Killoran