Job interviews can be daunting and exhausting. There are plenty of articles and examples that can demonstrate and prepare you for any job interview. These articles dictate how to dress, what to say and what to do to follow up, but what we don’t take into consideration is the mental toll that completing a job interview can cause.
The way we start off our mornings can really affect how we take in the rest of our day. It can be really easy to get into a morning routine that feels like we’re on auto-pilot. Practicing mindfulness has been shown to decrease anxiety over time, so adding some sort of mindfulness practice to the mornings can have a positive effect on the rest of our day.
During our early adulthood, we explore to find what our purpose is and create our own individual identity. Some of that identity is dependent on our gender, where we live, our social influences and what we do for a living. A major part of our identity also comes from our cultural influences and backgrounds.