However, the more you can become a ‘self-detective’ and tune into yourself, the more receptive you’ll become to identifying triggers.
And if you haven’t worked before – this is also OK. Because again, it’s about learning more about yourself and what affects you, and how. This introspection will help you in various aspects of your life more generally. I have found mindfulness to be an incredible tool and skill in helping me identify what triggers me.
Can you resolve it yourself?
Once you have your inventory and have identified aspects that you find triggering in the workplace, it’s worth taking a step back to see if you can find a solution yourself. So for instance, I once worked for an organisation that had nowhere to rest or recuperate in a quiet and private space. It was a work environment where meeting rooms had glass walls that ran floor to ceiling, and even the toilets felt like social networking hotspots. Instead, I found t