Eat a healthy, balanced diet and avoid junk food, overeating and not eating enough nutritious food items.
The foundation of your diet should consist of legumes (such as beans and lentils), whole grains (such as oats and brown rice), fresh fruits and vegetables. According to the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine,
this dietary foundation is referred to as the 'Power Plate'.
Avoid fats, sugars, additives and salt as much as possible.
Failing to eat healthily could lead to the body becoming weaker, which in turn can lead to decreased functioning at work and increased stress levels.
Consume less caffeine, which can be found in soft drinks, coffee, tea etc.
Instead, replace this more water consumption (at least 2 litres per day).
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Cut out the cigarettes, because while they may appear to relieve stress, their long term effects on the body can be far worse.
Also avoid any other drugs, including sleeping tablets, as much as possible, and keep alcohol consumption to moderate levels.
Get enough rest. In other words, at least 8 hours per day.
*All in all, good mental health and well-being is far more important than productivity, and ignoring that fact could actually lead to further decreases in productivity, by employees, in the workplace.
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