Going back to work after a few days off. Already super anxious and stressed. Any tips on getting back into things and not having a complete mess of it?

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Give yourself an on-ramp period if you can. Permission to make that first day back a 5 hour day. Take little mini vacations (even if it’s just 20 minutes chilling in your living room). I find it takes my nervous system a little while to re adjust to the “routine” brain chemicals vs the “relax” brain chemicals — telling myself I don’t have to go “all the way back” on day 1 (even though sure, you will probably be busy) I find helps with the anxious anticipation.

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