When you feel pressured and stressed by work, life and all the nitty gritty details clamoring for attention, your nervous system and brain move into survival, perfect for putting out fires but hopeless for calming you down. Don’t keep pushing through the stress. One of the best things you can do for self care at work is to stop and take a rest to recharge your brain.
A lot of people get used to feeling stressed and easily burdened by everything they think they need to do. Stress becomes the norm, and change is merely variations to the levels of stress they feel moment to moment. The tragic side to this is that their intuitive wisdom and natural brilliance is trapped inside their stress response.