We’ve all been there, it’s inevitable that we’d experience difficult times at home, or at work… Preferably not at the same time, but there’s no guarantee it won’t happen.
Stress makes it difficult to sleep at night, and the dog runs away.
Sometimes it seems like there aren’t enough hours in a day.
Sometimes it is hard to overcome negative thoughts that only make you feel worse.
Although stress is part of everyday life, it can sometimes get out of control. It’s time for you to regain control of your life when it seems impossible to manage.
There are many options to achieve this goal.
These ideas can help you (in time) put an end to mental & physical exhaustion.
- Consider the time to change your diet. If you feel stressed out, it may be worth changing to a healthier diet. Junk food can cause more stress and burden for your body. It is possible to make a difference by cutting down on calories and giving your body quality nutrition.
- Prioritise your time to get more sleep. You can’t work harder or for longer if you have burnout. Get more sleep. If you have to, allow yourself to stay up late on weekends. Sleep well. It is important to rest.
- Over time, try to avoid caffeine. If you feel tired, you don’t need caffeine. Caffeine stimulates both your body and mind. Caffeine can cause more problems than it solves.
- Take the time to meditate. Listening to relaxing music, prayer, meditation, and any other activity that helps you relax can all be helpful. Do not dwell on the difficulties in your life. If you don’t create one, your brain won’t get a rest.
- Take the time to get out of your rut. The scenery doesn’t change. Seeing the same places every day can narrow your vision and make it difficult to see the possibilities. Spend a weekend camping.
- Spend time with people that you truly like. This is a great way to get over mental burnout.
- Make the time to take stock of your life. Think about how you got here. Are you looking for a better job, a new relationship, or some other changes in your work life? It might be beneficial to talk to a professional. What can you do to avoid the same situation happening again?
- Start nothing new. There is enough. Avoid adding even more! Take stock of your situation. It will be difficult to take on additional responsibilities during this period.
- Have a good laugh. Laughter will make you feel better. Which friend is your most funny? Which is the funniest movie you have ever seen? What can you do to make yourself laugh? A night of laughter can help you reset your mind and make it easier for you to face the challenges that life throws at you.
When burnout may escalate, it can become a serious problem. Stress can lead to serious mental and physical health problems. You will manage your mental and physical health better.
Take what you feel is important when you feel exhausted.
To feel better, do what it takes. Take care of your spirit, mind, and body.
Many Blessings, Maria x