What can you do, as a driver to manage and relieve these stresses?
When you are on the job, you can use simple techniques to reduce stress.
As you manage stress, there are 3 key factors that will work towards a healthy body. A healthy body gives you the best chance in any job, whether it’s in an office or on the road.
Adopt a healthy diet – fruits and vegetables, whole grains, low-fat dairy and lean protein.
Exercise regularly – set a plan for frequency and activities and try to get in 30 minutes per day.
Sleep – get at least 7-8 hours per day and try to establish a regular sleeping schedule. If you can work it out, avoid driving during your down times.
It’s a good idea to review your plan with a doctor, who can help guide you and review the benefits of each step with you.