It’s time to revamp your workplace wellness. No matter your office style — on-site, hybrid, or fully remote — prioritizing soulcare at your desk can give you an energetic boost for more creativity and less stress.
Why is self-care at work important?
Even if you’re completely in love with your career, work can cause stress, anxiety, and feelings of exhaustion. Being productive requires our creative, emotional, and mental energy. As we move throughout our days, we need to pause to prevent burnout and increase focus. (Yup, that’s right: Resting makes you more productive and engaged, while improving your overall well-being. You have our permission to forward this to your boss.)
3 Ways to Ritualize Your Workplace
Never underestimate the power of scent. Finding the right fragrance can put our minds at ease or give us a much-needed pick-me-up. If you work from home, you can savor every moment with the warmth of our Sage + Oat Milk calming candle. The blend of earthy sage and sweet, subtle oat milk soothes your senses so you can truly shine at full wattage.
“As soon as I light it, I feel like I’m creating a spark for myself.” — Alicia Keys, Goddess-In-Chief
In the office and can’t light a candle? You can hit refresh with a cooling spray of our Reviving Aura Face Mist. Enjoy the calming, restorative scent of rose and give your skin a healing dose of hydration.
2. The Pomodoro Technique
Really want to be more productive and relaxed? Implement this tried and true time management system. The Pomodoro Technique is a method used to break down large chunks of productivity into intervals of work and mindfulness. One of the most popular structures is 25 minutes of working paired with five minutes of rest.
How to do it soulcare style? Make those five-minute windows count. When break time starts, remove yourself from your desk. Stretch, breathe, close the laptop screen, and shift away from your workspace. Then, speak or read a few of your favorite affirmations to give yourself a much-deserved confidence boost to fuel your motivation for the day.
3. Vitamin D
Stepping outside is one of the best ways to make the most out of your work day. Take a moment to get back to nature with an outdoor lunch break, a midday 15-minute walk, or volunteering to pick up the office coffee.
Sunlight instantly lifts our moods and grounds us. Just remember to use a daily moisturizer w SPF30 to Protect Your Light along the way to keep your skin as protected as your energy. (You can even use reapplication every two hours as your reminder to step outside.)
How can you ritualize your desk job this week? Let us know what techniques you want to try in the comments!