Workplaces assure of a few bucks every end-month, but sometimes, the thought of going to work is enough to cause you an aneurysm; you just can’t take it.
Life is funny. You finish school, start tarmacking for a job and when you get a breakthrough, it’s like the universe loves you. The first days are always great. The excitement and adrenaline. Then suddenly, you start to get these weird attitudes about the office. You cannot stand being in the office, going to work becomes a hassle in itself and before you know it, you are like a zombie.
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Office life can be very difficult. There’s your boss who is constantly yelling for productivity, your manager who just hits on everyone, and not to mention the workmates who find anything under the sun to gossip about. All these things can make you lose your mind.
You have to know that it is okay to take a break from your workplace if things get overwhelming. If things get tough, ask your boss for a day or two off. Plan a mini road trip to nowhere, sightseeing, brunch with the girls, or anything that could make your mind at ease. You can also take up a sport like playing golf, pool or swimming.
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Even then, your break from work does not have to be spent outdoors. You can lock yourself up in the house with a lot of food and snacks, and just get to binge-watching all those shows you may not have had time to watch.
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Taking breaks from work helps to combat stress, increase productivity and improve your general well-being. By the time you get back to work, you will be like a new and improved machine, with 100% performance. The goal of the break is to ensure that work does not disrupt your mental health at the expense of a good paycheck.