Here's how to survive the last stretch of the year

Here's how to survive the last stretch of the year

Here are a few tips on how to survive the last stretch of the year and end it on a high note!

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It is still two months until the end of the year and people are feeling tired and stressed. 

According to the Roodepoort Record, there is still time to feel better and reduce the fatigue of 2022. 

Kerry Morris, CEO of South African recruitment specialist - The Tower Group, shared her top three tips on how to end the year on a high note.

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These tips are not only focused on leaders and workers in the workforce, but all human beings. 

Here are her tips:

1. Don't wait; take a break now

According to Morris, leaders and workers should not wait until the end of the year to take a break. 

This could mean taking off a Friday or leaving the city for a weekend. Leaders in workplaces could also choose days for workers to work half day, give long weekends or make Fridays meeting-free.  

Morris also added: “These days, money is no longer the most motivating element at work. Time matters more.”

2.  Practice self-care

Most of us already know this, but taking care of our physical, emotional, and spiritual health is incredibly important to be a well-rounded person. 

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Morris advises people to do things that will make them feel better and take care of their health. This could be getting enough sleep, making time for things you enjoy, and using weekends to recharge. 

“My golden rule when it comes to digging deep and finishing strong is making sure you are taking really good care of yourself. This will look different for everybody,” Morris said.

3. Don't forget your purpose

Morris is also motivating leaders and workers in the workplace to remember their purpose and use that as their motivation and focus. 

This could mean focusing on the role you play in others' lives and embracing your purpose at work, and at home. 

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According to the CEO, people could find their purpose by reflecting on their own learnings and feelings, and remembering their own skills and capabilities.  

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