Buy a plant. Workers who have a view of green space, or at the very least a plant in their office, are more positive, according to research. Treat yourself to one for your desk. And at home, if you’re doing something such as working on your laptop or chopping veg, move towards a window, where you can see the outside world. “Feeling overwhelmed often occurs when we lose the ability to maintain perspective, and feel consumed by our own thoughts and pressures,” says Pete Cohen, a life and wellbeing coach.
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