Working is hard. Even if you love your job, your colleagues and are very happy and healthy, sometimes it all gets a bit much. We spend a lot of our time working and many of us will actually spend more hours with coworkers than our friends and family, so it’s OK to feel overwhelmed at times.
Because of this, it’s important to be aware of your feelings and state of mind. If you’re not feeling yourself and have lost motivation, consider taking a day to yourself.
We don’t mean the negative niggle in the back of your mind when the Monday morning alarm beeps on either. If you’ve pushed through the first few days and still can’t muster the strength or, even in good health, you feel like you’ve been hit with a cold, you may need to book a day away from work.
Use this day to focus on yourself and do whatever you want. Whether you have an idea in mind or want to enjoy a duvet day, do it. Don’t allow yourself to feel guilty and empty your mind – treat it as a...