So how can one reduce stress levels at work for a healthy work life? Here are some tips that you can keep in mind to maximize fun and minimize stress at work.
Clean up your act. Still have those old memos and outdated messages with you? Go through your files in your work area and delete or dispose anything that you don’t need anymore.
Give your work space a makeover. Clutter in your office desk won’t help or inspire you to work better. So stay away with the clutter by organizing everything on your desk. This will help you be able to work more efficiently.
Don’t get left behind with deadlines. Do some catching up with your work. While it is easy to procrastinate at work, meeting deadlines will be definitely harder. So stop procrastinating and keep up with your deadlines.
Work first, all else next. Put your work first more than anything. Come up with a list of what needs to be done and do it. Being able to beat deadlines pumps you up and gets you ready and pumped up for the next job at hand.
Communication is key. Never forget to communicate well with co-workers and supervisors. If you have a situation that is stressing you, why hold it in? Let your colleagues in and who knows, they might be able to help you out.
Relax and regroup. Stand up and walk away from your desk for a bit. Breaks keep you sane and refreshed and ready to take on the next job.
Don’t deprive yourself of sleep. Have enough sleep at night. A sleep-deprived person may not function as well as a well-rested person. So take that well needed rest whenever you can.
However, getting sick because of your work or any other reason is completely understandable. That is why your employer should accommodate your request for sick leaves should you ask for one. If you happen to be denied of a leave application or get wrongfully terminated for taking that leave because you have been sick, you can talk to a Los Angeles labor lawyer now to help you defend against your employer. There are laws to protect your right as employee. You just have to stand up for and fight for it.