The workplace can be great place to enjoy life and pursue your career to new heights. It can also make your life miserable and full of stress if you don’t know how to handle issues calmly. Problems in the workplace are serious ones that are not effectively resolved with just a cheesy approach. You may hesitate but you really need to assert for what is politically correct all the time. They key is how to assert for what is right in calm manner. Below are three effective tips.
Control Your Emotions
According to its research, TalentSmart found that around 90% of top performing employees are those who are able to control their emotions when things get stressful. The research involved more than one million respondents. This shows that controlling your subjective feelings when weighing two sides of every issue at work is very important. But before you can control your emotions, you need to realize that you can do it. One way to do this is to think of the instances when you were able to keep your cool amidst heated situations. It may be that when you are about to burst and want to yell at someone your pet dog hug your legs. So the next time you’re dealing with work related issues, you may think of your pet dog to stay calm.
Take Care of Your Body
Your brain is a powerful organ that can effectively control everything you do. However, if it lacks the essentials to nourish it, then you may expect that it won’t help you in times of pressure and stress. So, it is also crucial in your capability to stay calm to get enough sleep. Try to remember how you feel when you have enough sleep and when you got only few hours of sleep. You are probably irritable whenever you lack enough sleep. Also, you need to nourish your body with the right food to give it all the nutrients and minerals it need for proper function. There are nutrients from certain food that can keep you calm and happy. One good example is the serotonin from bananas.
Power of Breathing
When you forget to breathe properly, you lack oxygen that is necessary for proper thinking. Try inhaling and exhaling for a few minutes when you’re in a stressful situation and you’ll see that breathing relaxes you, and consequently brings you back to your calm state. And when you’re calm, you have time to think clearly about the issue at hand. Now that you have some tips on how to stay calm, you can see the results through the benefits that you’ll experience for a long time.
Separation of Personal Life from Office-Politics
There are people that find it difficult to live a happy life because they get too much absorbed in issues outside their homes. If you can always stay calm, you are able to distinguish your responsibilities at the workplace and at home. You don’t get affected with work related problems because you understand that these are limited to the workplace.
Stress Free Life
If you have become successful in keeping yourself calm, you’ll realize how light life is compared to when you are always irritable and subjective. Staying calm allows you to consciously leave work issues at workplace and not brings them at home.
Healthy Professional Life
Because you know how to not get personal about work problems, you can definitely have a healthy life as a professional. It won’t worry you whenever a problem is about to occur or already in front of you. It is because you know how to deal with them effectively and professionally.