How to deal with stress in the workplace
  
Overcoming negative thoughts
In this article

Overcoming negative thoughts


Overcoming negative thoughts

When you get stressed at work, what's going on in your mind? Are you thinking: "I am so busy, but it's ok, because I'll get it all done, and even if I don't, it's not the end of the world."

Or, are you thinking: "I will never get this all done and then I'll lose my job and I won't be able to pay my mortgage."

Chances are, when you're stressed, your thoughts line up more closely with the second statement. 

"It's easy to get stuck in these negative thought cycles. But we will be less stressed and do better if we think about being successul," says Neil.

Another trick for banning those negative thoughts is to practise mindfulness, which involves focusing on the present, not stressing about the future or worrying about the past. 

Meditating for just ten minutes a day can help us to be more mindful during the day and seriously drop those stress levels.


Sophie Herdman
17/04/2013
Rank this page: 

Don't miss...
16 Of The Best Celeb Revenge BodiesMum's The Word! Celebrities & Their Mums
Play Our 2048 Game! 30 Positive Quotes To Get You Through Your Day
Latest… 21/09/2017
Women in Focus News
Guides
Videos
A Nasty Women Exhibition Is Opening In London
The Reason Why Women Are Sharing Photos Of Their Bellies
This Cross-Eyed Blogger Has An Important And Inspiring Message For Us All
Bride-To-Be Shut Down A Body-shaming Personal Trainer In The Best Way
All Women in Focus news
Changing your name | How to change your name
Work for yourself - get your small business online
How to deal with redundancy
Registering and voting: everything you need to know
See all Women in Focus guides
The Shocking Moment An Airbnb Host Pushes His Guest Down The Stairs
See all Women in Focus videos
 

Don't miss out!

...Join our newsletter
Get the sofeminine latest straight to your inbox
  OK
Find us on...