An important resource that people often look over is actually themselves. You may think that working yourself to the bone is going to make your business succeed, but you could actually be hurting your company. If you are not taking care of yourself you could be making mistakes and not even realizing. You need to take care of yourself first, then your business. Here are some tips to be conscious of when you are at work:
You should be drinking 8-10 glasses of water a day to stay truly hydrated. This will help your body in more ways than one. Water keeps the balance of your fluids in your body, controls calories, energizes your muscles, and helps the health of your skin.
There are apps that help you keep track of your water in take. A great app is Plant Nanny. It is a fun way to remind you to drink water. You are in charge of keeping a plant healthy by you drinking water at certain points during the day.
Get Some Exercise In
One of the best ways to stay healthy is exercising. You can even do this at work. At lunch time go for a walk around your building or walk to get lunch (a healthy lunch). You are burning calories when you do this, but you are also relieving stress.
Your body needs a balanced diet in order to stay healthy. Try to pack your lunch for work by doing meal preps. Dedicated your Sundays as meal prep day. Make something healthy and portion out the food into different containers for your lunches at work. Every week you can try a new healthy recipe. If you don't have time to do this, just try getting healthy foods when you are ordering out.
No matter how clean your area is there will still be thousands of germs on your keyboard, mouse, and desk. You will want to have disinfectant wipes at your desk for you to wipe down your area everyday to keep it truly clean. Another important healthy tip is to always wash your hands. Make sure you have washing your hands after you use the restroom, before you eat, and if you touched something that you think could have tons of germs on it.
Be Self Aware
Only you are going to know when your body has endured too much. Make sure you know when to give yourself a break if you feel overwhelmed, stressed, or anxious. Your brain is important to keep healthy too. It is important to give it some rest. If you are getting frustrated with a task step away from it for a bit. Your brain will and body will thank you.