Workplace Fatigue Syndrome

Brain fatigue, also known as “workplace fatigue syndrome” (Occupational burnout syndrome, also known as physical and mental fatigue syndrome), refers to the inability to cope with chronic stress in the workplace, leading to physical and mental fatigue, lack of energy, and poor work performance. Common symptoms include feelings of burnout, Negative emotions, poor mental state, poor physical state, or some tobacco and alcohol addiction, Internet addiction, physical illness.

Anti-stress emotions are easy to lose control, but the body lacks “it”?
Young office workers should have enviable youth, but they are about to be defeated by their own brain fatigue.

Daily practice to overcome brain fatigue a day of mindfulness
You can think back to your day, you are constantly depleted at work every day, and lack of activities to nourish yourself. You want to relax and diligently after get off work, but you habitually take out your mobile phone to play video games, follow dramas, read Facebook, etc., although it brings excitement , But consumes the only remaining brain resources, making brain fatigue more serious.

On the contrary, in one’s day, try to reduce the depletion activity and increase the nourishing activity, so that the brain and body can maintain the best condition and rebuild the peak of career.

1. Main function
This exercise helps you see: What are your depletion activities every day? What are the nourishing activities?

When you are exhausted every day and have less nourishing activities, the body and mind are of course imbalanced and enter a vicious circle. Sleep problems, lack of energy, pain, guilt, no fun, depression, etc., will eventually be depression and serious physical illness. Called “Exhaustion Funnel” (Exhaustion Funnel), people whose emotions continue to decline will constantly lose their leisure hobbies that can store energy, making their life circle smaller and smaller, just like a funnel. More burden and pressure lead to serious The loss of mental energy is like the narrower and narrower the funnel, the more likely the person involved will collapse).

2. Applicable objects
Self-demanding masochists who make themselves breathless.
Excessive ingratiating to supervisors, colleagues, or clients is a humorous gesture.
A perfectionist who doesn’t know how to work and sacrifices results for details.
People with stinky faces ridden with negative emotions (anxiety, depression, irritability).
People with their heads slipping their phones when they have problems and those who slip their phones when they have nothing.
The three-minded and double-minded family whose minds are always drifting.
Poor and busy people who are busy every day and have not increased their savings in ten years.
Type A personality who is impatient, impulsive, and tantrums.
Sick candidates who often feel headache, shoulder and neck pain, stomach pain, and physical pain.
Three, steps and actions
STEP 1. Write down your daily schedule
Record your daily schedule, and be aware of which of these trips are depleting or nourishing? Then divide the nourishing activities into those that bring relaxation and pleasure, and those that bring control or achievement. If you feel that the activity is both detrimental and nourishing, such as washing clothes, the result of the offset shall prevail. The following uses my life as an example, you can refer to and write down your own exercises.

STEP 2. How to reduce wasting activities?
The following are the solutions I have come up with by recording my own day and detecting the depletion activities. You can write down your daily itinerary and think about countermeasures from it.

After watching a TV series, I feel a little tired of my head, so I should consider reducing the frequency of chasing the drama.
When I drive to and from get off work, every time I get stuck in traffic, I feel tired and irritable, so I change to the public transportation system.
Concentrate on office work, reduce mobile phone use and delay time, so that you can get off work early.
STEP 3. How to increase nourishing activities?
The following are my nourishing activities by recording my own day. You can write down your daily itinerary to find out about nourishing activities.

Jog for half an hour every evening.
When riding the MRT, practice mindful breathing.
Arrange to finish breakfast for half an hour before going to work.
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Four, practice records
You can refer to it as a daily record. First write down your day’s itinerary and distinguish whether the activity is wasting? Or nourishing? Nourishing activities are relaxing and pleasant, or bring a sense of control and accomplishment. Then think about: How to reduce wasting activities? How to increase nourishing activities?

Daily exercises to overcome brain fatigue (2): hard exercises
Once there was a problem at work, I was shrouded in a strong sense of powerlessness and crisis, and lost sleep at night. I thought of the “worst script” in my mind: I may not be able to continue working.

So, what else can I do?

Long-distance travel abroad can be arranged for at least half a year, which cannot be arranged when there is work.
You can write the three books that you want to write in your heart once a year, and don’t delay another year.
You can go abroad to study another medical specialty, and return to the workplace a year later and become more competitive.
After thinking about it, I fell asleep faintly. Fortunately, after the incident, the danger was turned into a blessing. The original imagination of the “worst script” did not happen, but turned into a “pleasure record.”

Now, every day I go to work, I make “big predictions”: “Can I leave work safely today?” “Can I sleep with ease tonight?” It feels like I bought the “highest prize in history” big lottery, waiting for the draw .

However, I found that most of the time, the answer is-“safe”, “you can sleep at ease”.

People who are prone to anxiety, depression, and anger subconsciously anticipate that bad things will happen. However, the actual probability of bad things happening is actually much smaller than imagined.

This is so happy, isn’t it?

1. Main function
Your unforgettable hard experience can be the object of anatomy. This can help you change from a passive standpoint to an active posture. After perceiving pain and accepting yourself, you will have courage to face the future.

2. Applicable objects
Anxious people who are prone to panic, tight muscles, or even diarrhea or urination when they are nervous.
Type A person who is impatient, upset, and tantrums.
People with stinky faces ridden with negative emotions (anxiety, depression, irritability).
Anxious and flustered when encountering things, they don’t guard the She clan.
The worrisome tribe who always worry about troubles next.
Sick candidates who often feel headache, shoulder and neck pain, stomach pain, and physical pain.
Three, steps and actions
Be aware of the last experience that made you feel unpleasant, and ask yourself the following questions to help you focus on the details of the hardship. For the following practice cases, I will share my experience first.

Four, practice records
During the day, if something that makes you feel stressful or unpleasant, instead of keeping it on the horns, it is better to settle yourself by recording, write down the inner feelings, body feelings, thoughts and actions in the process, and reflect on the experience at the time afterwards, maybe There will be different opinions, and the courage and wisdom to face pain can be brewed.



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