How to take control of your immediate environment

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Having mastery over your immediate environment, especially during break time or during off-hours, yields greater peace of mind and makes you more productive when back on the job.

Individuals who control aspects of their environment may actually be able to perform better in fast-paced and stressful situations as well as more easily recover from that performance.

As physicians and other healthcare professionals face those types of situations every day, finding ways to de-stress and recharge before, during, and after work is vital.

Here are four ways to take control of your immediate environment when you have the option to do so.