As we all get busier it is important that you look after your wellbeing - in fact, you are required to do so under the Health & Safety Act. Of course, ensuring you look after yourself will ensure you can keep working and as small business owners, that is very important to us.Stress can have a number of meanings but which ever meaning it has, the common picture is that a person is having difficulty coping with some aspect of their life. And fatigue can occur for many different reasons - physical, mental or emotional. Being tired, "drained" or exhausted are familiar feelings. Stress and fatigue may both have a negative impact on you - when driving, using chemicals and so on..WorkSafe New Zealand have further information on their website which you can download:
A suggestion for you to consider - If you have days without bookings in your calendar - book out a couple here and there to ensure you do get a break from the business.
MBIE have also released further information about managing workplace health.To read more - click here