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Sports: 5 tips to beat the January blues

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5 conseils pour vaincre le blues de janvier © Provided by Cover Media 5 tips to beat the January blues

After all the excitement of Christmas and New Year, it can be difficult to return to work and routine.

But if you're feeling particularly sad now that 2022 started, know that you're not the only one suffering from what is called the "January blues".

To fight against this problem, Feel Good Contacts and Jan P. de Jonge, corporate psychologist, you offer some tips to give a boost to your resolutions and overcome depression January. Prepare

If you feel as prepared as possible, you will be less nervous and more confident.

"At the beginning of each week, make a work schedule. Of course, there will always be unforeseen at the last moment, but establishing a list of tasks, you will not feel overwhelmed. Do not expect more than 90% of your time instead of 100%; unexpected tasks will inevitably appear and some works take longer than expected. Flexibility is part of the preparation. "Says the expert.

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Even if you work from home, it is always important to dress and settle at a desk.

"Even if you sweat pants and a sweater, put on your daywear make a big difference in your mindset. If you work in your pajamas, you will always be '' relax '' mode, which does not motivate you to do things. If you work in bed, you may be comfortable - but not for long because you might have back problems - but your mind will probably not be in 'work mode'. If you have no office, the table in the dining room or even the sofa are better places to work your bed "He adds

Create a routine structure makes the brain happy because the patterns and routines that we do not have to think will allow our brains to get into autopilot.

"The establishment of a fixed routine (with some flexibility) will give your day a certain structure. This should make you more efficient, more productive and, hopefully, more comfortable in these uncertain times. A routine is as important for your mental health than your productivity levels. This can be as simple as getting up at the same time every day, reading a book or doing exercise, to prepare a coffee and breakfast and then move to start his day job. Personalize your routine so that it suits you. "Advises Jan P. de Jonge. Stay calm

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When you feel anxious, stop what you are doing and take a few deep breaths to help you remain calm.

"Concentrate on your breathing. Count to 10. Remember that you are a valuable member of the team. See the same four walls without stopping is not good for anyone. The exercise will prevent you from feeling lethargic staying power sitting all day. Try to take a walk or running before the start of the day. You can also exercise at lunch time to cool off in the middle of the day, "says the specialist mental health.

Respect your work schedules It is no secret that too much time spent in front of a screen is harmful to health in general.

"Unless you have a specific deadline to meet, you should stick as much as possible to your hours of structured work. It is important to relax after a day of work and not to think constantly at work. It is easier to do if you close your laptop and ignore your emails at the end of your work day, "he added. Finally, try to organize fun and relaxing activities after work to help you move more easily in "relaxation mode".

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