Taking care of mental fatigue
We have already begun and started a new year's life as before with almost similar routines.
We get up early from sleep, and start stepping into the workplace with morning sunlight illuminating the journey and look forward to it if we can add some time to sleep.
The same old resolution who has long been in this life is just 'hope', because the situation is still unchanged and we often feel weak, the mind is still fibrous, and cannot give full focus and attention.
According to an article study published by Metro, the cause may be because we suffer from cognitive fatigue, or 'mental fatigue'.
Mental or mind fatigue can be defined as something of what you think: you appear to be tired or sluggish, but that's actually showing that your mind that needs rest, not your physical body
According to a study, indicators of 'mind or mood fatigue' include feeling overwhelmed or unable to accomplish tasks that are usually easy, inability to concentrate, feeling angry or "cut off from the world," forgetting the usual things, and experiencing physical stress symptoms such as headache. In short: it all feels like it's too much for you to control.
According to clinical psychologist Dr. Catherine Huckle, mental fatigue differs from physical fatigue.
"What we know is that mental fatigue is a phenomenon different from drowsiness, research shows that the lethargy of the mind does not improve drowsiness."
An article in Psychology Today, adds support to this statement thanks to, 'the excessive ‘too’ collection': Too much decision making. Too many work tasks (not enough time). Too much disruption, shifts and demand. Too many things happen without time to pause and recover. "
Health problems and issues including depression, chronic illness, heart disease, and immune defences (auto-immune) can also contribute.
It's not just a request for work that contributes to the sluggishness of the mind.
The administration of daily routine such as making an appointment, replying to messages, cleaning a home can quickly cause fatigue, and those with additional responsibilities such as caring for others may feel very impressed.
Fatigue of the mind is not necessarily inevitable in a busy lifestyle.
First, if you suspect having a mind fatigue or sluggishness that may be a result of the disease, you should consult a doctor.
Treating your depression, for example, may relieve and reduce your sense of burden.
There are other adjustments you can make for your daily life to deal with your tiredness.
Highlighting the importance of regular rest, whether it's time to take lunch in a routine time, reduce the phone usage after several hours, or take some time to fully relax.
Performing a fitness or exercise (at least twenty minutes) can also help increase your ability to concentrate.
Forbes suggests that we must ensure that all our affairs are organized and controlled to avoid becoming too havoc and haywire, either by planning your daily life and or keeping your home space neat and free from chaos.
Emphasize the importance of self-care: make sure you sleep well, spend time on stress-reduction activities such as meditation, and try to identify the situation and avoid working too hard or self-condemn yourself with unnecessary things (therapists may help).
You do not actually fail just because in trying to find and know a lot of words. What's important is to allow yourself to spend some time resting and recovering.
Azizi Ahmad is a senior educator Thu, Mar 7, 1:16 PM