Are you finding yourself being bogged down by stress? Are you unable to do anything about it? The strain on your body isn’t always physical and may very much be in the mind. You feel yourself as being emotionally exhausted, even though you haven’t moved a muscle, is just your body’s way of telling you that it needs time to recuperate.
When you don’t listen to your body’s cry for help, that is when things turn for the worse. Applying just a few simple health tips can turn the tide for the better. Recognizing the signs that you need to take a break and cut out from the source of worry, is the first step to taking countermeasures. We shall be taking a look at some of the wellness tips for you to follow.
What Are The Signs That You Are Mentally Exhausted?
- Losing sight of your passion and your goals
- Irritability and ending up getting angry quick
- You feel yourself as taut and you are tensed
- You are tired, sleeps deprived, and feel pain e.g.: Headaches
- You find it difficult to concentrate and focus on the task at hand
- You feel overburdened emotionally- You feel like crying most of the times
Before you know it your work performance and quality of social life diminishes. Not to mention the increased risks of depression, diabetes, cardiovascular diseases among many others.
What Can You Do?
The first thing would be to talk to a therapist about it. Their initial prognosis would be for you to determine the source of your worry. Are you dealing with relationship problem, especially those that have no solution in sight? Are you caring for a loved one that has a chronic and serious health condition? Do you have a hectic academic schedule?
Step away from the environment to you give yourself more time to recover mentally. But how?
Identify The Changes You Can Make- Big Or Small
There are always a few things that you can do to lessen the load on you. Do you find yourself juggling between too many projects at work? Then request for the load to be reduced, or re-direct it to other team members with prior approval.
By making small changes, you can squeeze in a few hours for yourself. You can enjoy and spend more time on the things that drive you- say painting or playing an instrument, or even simply gaze at the night sky.
By clearing your plate, you will be surprised as to the relief you get. Just say No sometimes. You need to put yourself first, and you have to let the rest of the world wait on you. You are your most valued asset…Show yourself some love and time.