On the return to work, you may feel you have to prepare yourself. You need to get back into habit and sometimes the stress of it all can make returning to work all the more worrying. It is therefore important to practice self-care.
It is easy to forget to look after your mind and body when work takes priority, but your health, productivity and happiness can be affected if you go too long without a little rest and relaxation.
Take a mental refresh
If you have been off work due to sickness or a personal matter, people may ask how you are and where you have been. If this worries you and you are not comfortable sharing the information, don’t! Politely explain that while you’re not quite...