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Four Self-Care Habits to Practice at Work - Mindful

Practice self-care at work

  • Use lunch as an act of self-care. Take a moment to notice this nourishment you’re giving yourself. 
  • Remember that, just like you, everybody feels like a fraud to a certain degree.
  • Helping people makes us feel good about ourselves and connected to others. So, instead of defaulting to “No, thanks” or “ I’m fine” when someone offers you something, try saying yes.

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Four Self-Care Habits to Practice at Work - Mindful

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Self-criticism

It compromises your goals and undermines your pursuits, whether they are academic, health related, personal, or professional.

Self-criticism predicts depression, avoidance behaviors, loss of self-esteem, negative perfectionism, procrastination, and rumination.

Self-compassion

It generates resilience, it empowers you to be flexible, and gives you the ability to identify problems, accept negative feedback from others, and change habits that no longer serve you.

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