21 Stress Relieving Activities At Workplace That’ll Keep You Happy
Is all work and no play turning Jack into a dull boy? We have some short and mid term advice on how to relieve that stress at your workplace.
Of course, work-life balance is not something that can be alleviated in a week, much less a small article, but we hope you get some ideas from here on what you can do in real life.
If you’re feeling the kind of stress that takes you out of it every weekend, though, we suggest you seek out medical advice. Stress can be cause by several factors, and your overall well being and longevity is best served by getting a professional diagnosis.
If you’re more annoyed than tired though, one or a few of the things listed here should be more than enough. Feel free to share this with your friends and coworkers too. Who knows? You might be saving that friend from a rough time.
A good Breakfast gives you a head start for the day. When you have loads and loads of daily work you definitely need the energy to accomplish your goals perfectly and especially on time for that you need a wholesome breakfast. Breakfast should be a healthy one so here are some good recipes which will also help you relieve stress and give you the power for the day.
2. Go Walking
Walking for even 10 min at work after every 3 hrs hours will just uplift your mood. You can even enjoy the weather outside. Walking will not only make you live longer but also keep you way more energetic for the long day.
3. Active sitting
So how do you help your body while you are seated “rethink your sitting with active sitting”. Conventional chairs provide active support where chairs do all the work. Recent studies have revealed that’s how health problems start. Active sitting lets your body do more of the work people naturally, start supporting your back to the chair so why not switch to active sitting chair. Such chairs will improve your posture too.
4. Listen to Music
Music has such a magical element to it that it just makes you feel on “Top of the world”. The best part is that music is that you start relating yourself to the wording of the song and the different beats just enhance your mood and even help to relax your muscles. When you put your ear phones on your mind just responds to the music which help you go in a relaxing mood and your tension are taken away by the beats of the music you are hearing.
5. Healthy Snacks
Food is really a deciding factor of your stress level if you eat healthy at work it will not only make you feel good but even make you more productive and energetic for the whole day. Especially a green diet will bring a exceptional change in you and the people around you, as your good mood will send positive vibes at your workplace. So here are someStress relieving recipes which will do wonders for you.
6. While Eating don’t stuff your mouth
Meals should be taken at proper time and regular intervals so that you know when you sit for your meals you eat slowly and steadily and just not gobble your food. If you eat your meals slowly you will not only eat perfectly but also feel pro active for the rest of the day. Finishing your meals quickly will make you eat more which will result in laziness which directly leads to stress as you will not be enjoying your work.
7. Strech your body regularly
8. Loved one pictures should be on your working desk
Why do you work hard, it is not only for yourself but even for your family. Spending time with your family is a great stress buster so as you are at work them being closer to you through pictures will boost you and your working skills throughout the day. If your work goes well and your family is also closer it will automatically bring a smile which will do wonders for your work place.
9. Childwood hobby
Everyone has a dream when they were kids which they were not able to fulfill due to various reasons in their childhood which they always regret. So nothing can work better for you if you start your hobby right away this will make you feel on “top of the world”. Childhood dreams can really kick away the stress and will keep you smiling always. So just go for it.
10. Start prioritizing work
11. Browse the net
Go to stock photography sites and look up pleasant images of gardens, beaches, swimming pools and so forth and you can even visit my personal favourite www.calm.com for peace.
12. Day dreaming
Day Dreaming this can make you feel so good that you will forget all your worries at a go….It’s like a creating an imaginary world in which you have everything you wish for…. this soothes your mind and heart, few thing you could dream about are getting a raise, going on holidays, spending more time with family and friends. Such day dreaming motivates you to achieve goals. More goals and productivity will always make you a winner at your work place which beats up your stress and make you feel wonderful. So keep dreaming your…Dreams.
13. Massage At work
Massages are a very good method of relieving stress from your mind and body. Their are various types of massages which can just make your stress fly away from our soul. You can just take a break while working and just hop to a nearby massage parlor or I have simple and easy way to keep you stress-free just keep two old golf balls at your desk. Whenever you feel a little stressed, just slip off your shoes and roll the balls with your feet. Foot massage at work!
14. Play with animals
This is the best activity which will boost your energy to the next level. You can take your office dogs for a walk or play with any pet in the neighborhood. It will really make you feel fresh and fit which will gradually make you feel healthier and cheerful.
15. Speak your heart out
When you really feel stressed from inside just share your problem with your close friends you will really feel good and stress free. This technique has proven to be just the best of all. After sharing your feeling or crying in front of your friends will make you feel so good just after minutes…Just try this technique and be happy.
Smiling is the basic rule for being stress free. If you smile your colleague will also smile back which creates a very positive mood at work place. Less of negativity means more of productivity…which leads to better work, you will not only grow at your work but even by heart…So everyone just keep smiling.
17. Observe Nature
When you feel stressed Just go for a walk in your office surrounding observe the greenery around, sit on the grass checkout the flowers all around the place. It will make a huge difference, you will feel so much relaxed and fresh that your output in office would immediately be noticed by your superiors. This will automatically not only help you fight stress but also bring you closer to nature.
It is a fun way to relieve stress at work & you can just play some games with your colleagues during breaks. This activity will make you know your work friends even better and you will share a better bond with them, so that when you’re at work you feel more like you are working with your friends and not a bunch of strangers. Here are some activities which you can enjoy
19. Yoga and breathing Exercises.
There is nothing much to say about yoga and breathing exercise they are known to everyone as it’s the oldest technique of relieving stress and being fit. This videos shows you the proper and simple techniques of Yoga which will change your mood for the good.
20. Quick Nap
A quick nap for just 15 minutes can do wonders to your health and will even reflect in your goals at office, automatically it will bring a smile to you as your colleague and your superiors will be happy seeing you more energetic and productive. This power nap will make you very efficient and you keep you fresh.
This activity sounds very stupid but it really helps, many have told me about their experience with the packing bubble wrap .So why not try it once and let me know in the comment what you think of this and how it worked for you.