Back to work? 5 ways to keep your mental health in shape

Many of us have spent well over a year working remotely following the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic. However, it seems that most employers are starting to re-open their offices and are currently speaking to staff about their plans to return.

Whether you’re a fan of working from home, or not, chances are you’ll have mixed feelings about returning to a full-time office role once again. Especially with everything that has happened.

You might be quite excited about the prospect of meeting with colleagues in-person and enjoying a cuppa by the printer once again. Or, you might be feeling anxious and overwhelmed about the thought of moving away from your kitchen table and back to a real workspace with lots of people around you. Perhaps you’re feeling a mixture of both of these emotions – and that’s completely to be expected.

To help you make the transition a little easier, we’ve put together a list of 5 suggestions. Hopefully, these ideas will help you to feel calmer as you ease back to the office and avoid anxiety and stress as much as possible.