Working from home has its share of advantages: You save time and money by cutting out your commute; you have more flexibility to take care of errands; plus, you can wear comfy PJs all day. But it can also be tough — as the lines blur between home and work, this can lead to increased burnout, stress, and anxiety.
To help you take care of your mental health, we asked some professionals to record Prezi videos with practical tips. Watch them below.
Try a quick breathing exercise
It may seem like a simple thing, but the way you breathe can have a positive effect on your stress levels. Mindfulness teacher Nate Macanian runs through an easy two-minute breathing exercise that you can do anywhere to calm your mind.
Try these tips to manage your mental health
Over 18% of US adults suffer from mental health conditions. To help address this, Heather Doshay, the VP of People at Webflow, shares some techniques you can use to figure out what you can control (and what you can’t), create a support network, and simplify your life.
Try some positive coping strategies
“Life is so uncertain,” says Britt Turpack, a mental health advocate at NAMI Westside Los Angeles, “but the one thing we can control is ourselves, to the best of our ability.” In her Prezi video, Britt taps into her experience at NAMI, the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization, to share some “principles of purpose” — actionable steps you can take every day to make positive strides in your mental health.