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Ways to Destress at work

How to create a positive work space, and reset from a bad day

Source: http://www.winnational.com/2013/03/10-tips-to-de-stress-during-your-day.html

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Take 5

Take 5

Listen to music, talk to a friend, have an extra quiet cup of coffee. Just set the timer and chill for 5 minutes. Clear your mind and relax from the chaos.

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Make a list.

Make a list.

Some make a list of what needs to be done in order to collect their thoughts, others said to make a list of things your grateful for. Reminding themselves they are working for a goal, and for people and things they love helps refocus your mind

Exercise

Even if it is just standing at your desk and stretching, walking up and down stairs, or taking a walk around the building. Office yoga is a fantastic idea also!

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Focus on Something Happy!

Focus on Something Happy!

Keep photos or happy mementos around your work space, reminding yourself of things you love.

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Declutter

Declutter

Organize your space, and organize your life. Cleaning your workspace may provide you with a cleaner more open mind!

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Breathe

Breathe

Take a few long breaths and release slowly. Allow your muscles and mind to relax.

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Music

Music

Plug in, turn it up... even get up and dance! Listening to your favorite tunes makes you happy!

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Fresh Air

Fresh Air

Open a window, or spend a few minutes outside. Close your eyes and feel the sun, breath in the air and let out your breath, and your stress along with it.

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Vent

Vent

Call a calming friend and talk out your frustrations. Sometimes just saying it out loud allows you to move forward!

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Visit with a Pet

Visit with a Pet

Pets lower heart rates, and are proven stress busters! Don't have one? Visit the humane society, or local pet store and take a few minutes to make a new friend!