What are some ways I can make work less stressful to help keep my multiple sclerosis (MS) in check?
As with your home life, it's important to learn strategies for managing fatigue and dealing with any temporary or long-term disabilities. You may want to try the following:
- Manage your workload to accommodate fatigue. For example, if you feel good in the morning but tire rapidly in the afternoon, do your most demanding work in the morning.
- Ask your employer about flex time.
- Consider multiple short breaks instead of an hour-long lunch. Perhaps a 30-minute lunch and two 15-minute breaks.
- When you're having trouble concentrating, close your office door or take your work to a quiet area, if possible.