Take care of your pharmacy by taking care of yourself
3 ways to protect yourself from burnout
- Small business owners tend to experience stress and social isolation.
- This can lead to physical and mental health issues.
- Tips for reducing stress are: control your schedule, work more efficiently, connect with others.
- By better managing yourself you’ll be in a stronger position to manage your business.
The toll of owning a pharmacy
Business owners take on an enormous burden. Owning a business contributes to stress, which can lead to physical and mental health issues.1
Proven practices will help you thrive personally and can benefit your business.
Carrying out time for a hobby yields multiple benefits. In addition to reducing stress and introducing you to people outside of work, a creative outlet can improve your health and work performance.2
By taking better care of your physical and mental health you will have more energy and more ideas, will be happier—and are likely to achieve even better business results.
5 books with ideas to improve your mental health
- The 4-Hour Workweek, by Timothy Ferriss
- How to Have a Good Day: Harness the Power of Behavioral Science to Transform Your Working Life, by Caroline Webb
- Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity, by David Allen
- Off Balance: Getting Beyond the Work-Life Balance Myth to Personal and Professional Satisfaction, by Matthew Kelly
- How to Be Happy at Work: The Power of Purpose, Hope, and Friendship Hardcover, by Annie McKee
No time to read? Listen to an audiobook during your commute or lunchtime walk. Your local library may offer free downloads.