Readers, what say you — what is the right way to take a mental health day? If you’ve taken a mental health day at work, what was your technique? If you manage people, what have you seen others doing that strikes you as the “right way” to take a mental health day?
What things have you done — big or small — that have improved your life and made you happier? What changes did you make? What did you stop or start doing?
Have you even gone through an intense work period or other stressful time (personally or professionally) and, even after the time has passed, found that destressing was difficult for you? Readers have had some good conversations about anxiety hangovers or emotional hangovers, lately, so let’s discuss…
A reader wrote in after a job interview: “I think it went well, but I’m so anxious. … [W]hat to do with anxiety while waiting to hear back about a job?”
What are your favorite ways to relax after a stressful day? What things do you do on the daily to help you unwind — and what things do you build into your schedule regularly to help reduce stress and help you relax?