How to Keep Your Cool in an Overheating World

Posted by Mitzi Branvold | Thursday, July 30, 2020

How to Keep Your Cool in an Overheating World

Posted by Mitzi Branvold | Thursday, July 30, 2020

Times are tough. No one will argue that, but guess who is tougher? You are. All you need is a little boost in the right direction and some tools to keep your cool when others may not be. Take a look at these three steps that can change the way you look at your day to day. 

1) Step Back

This is probably not your first time hearing “step back from the problem”. It is a good reminder. We often get wrapped up in all the arguments and work and stress around us that we forget to look at the bigger picture. Did your boss tell you to make more calls? Are your customers trying to return everything? Do your coworkers not understand what you’re going through? It will be okay. Take a step back. Let’s find a better place for your mind.

2) Have an Okay Place

Everyone wants to find their happy place, right? How about we find ourselves an okay place? This is just a place where we aren’t pressured to be happy, but we also do not have to deal with all the stress. This might be going to the break room, taking a stroll outside, or laying on your bed for 10 minutes. Do whatever you can do to remove yourself from that stressful situation and take some time for yourself. This can make a big difference with how you handle any given stressful situation. During this time you can think, breathe, and meditate on how you would like to continue the rest of the day. 

3) Forgive Yourself

Lastly, remember to forgive yourself. Stress happens and it is not your fault. Remember that you are working on you and anything else that comes is okay. Keeping these thoughts will help your days become much brighter. Take some time for yourself and remember that you are worth forgiving and working hard for.