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4 recommendations for mental fatigue

As a result of long-term and intense mental activities, you may experience mental fatigue from time to time. You can observe this situation more often during periods when you are working very hard in daily life and have many things to do at the same time. A 2009 study by the American Physiological Society shows that mental fatigue can also lead to a feeling of fatigue physically. At the same time, your productivity and mental function are negatively affected by this situation. Of course there are things you can do to prevent the feeling of burnout and to feel mentally more vigorous... you can start by choosing from the list what you think is best for you! 


The most practical thing you can do to ease your mental fatigue is to write down what's on your mind. The more you note what you are trying to keep in mind, the less it will be loaded into your mind, and in this way you will have a cleaner and sharper mind Julius. Don't stop and think of making a to-do list as a waste of time when there is a lot of work waiting for you, on the contrary, preparing this list will allow you to get to work with a fresher mind and function as an activity that guides your day/week. According to a study by Florida State University, incomplete work creates a distracting effect, while planning to complete work also significantly reduces individuals ' stress rate. Writing will also allow you to easily plan the steps you need to take, seeing the large frame more clearly. 


On a busy working day, you may need tiny breaks, taking a few minutes of breaks instead of working decisively has the decisiveness to protect you from mental fatigue. Dec yesils can be found in the green spaces outside the window during the day, which can be a mind-refreshing and stress-reducing effect, a study conducted at the University of Melbourne has shown. Interacting with nature, even through glass, has a performance-enhancing property.


During the day, you may feel mentally more vigorous when you devote time to physical activity, albeit for a short time. This activity can be a walk or a bike ride outside, or sometimes a short exercise at home with a video that you open from the internet. According to a study published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine, exercise has an effect on individuals that increases concentration and helps the mind focus. Even for 20 minutes a physical activity that speeds up your heart rate can increase your blood flow, increase your mode, and strengthen your creativity and memory. 

Read: 5 things to pay attention to when exercising at home


Research shows that meditation trains the mind, discards the ability to focus, and makes individuals more resistant to stressful situations. According to a study published in the Journal of Neuroscience in 2012, among participants who received a brain scan on an MRI machine; individuals who meditate regularly have a better ability to focus decisively than other individuals. In October, the same research shows us that meditation improves cognitive performance. During the day, you only need to devote 15/20 minutes to meditation. Of course, meditation also has many varieties, and for everyone, this may not be in a format like focusing on breathing. You can use positive psychology counseling services to discover the meditation/mind relaxation technique that best suits you.

Read: 7 recommendations for effective meditation


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