What Are the HALT Risk States?

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Do you ever feel like you're "running on empty"?

If so, you've probably encountered the HALT risk states – Hungry, Angry, Lonely, Tired.

Find out how to call a HALT to these damaging states and take back control of your life.

Hungry

If you're hungry, you may struggle to concentrate and become irritable and distracted. Eating regular, healthy meals can help to maintain your blood sugar levels and prevent mood swings.

Angry

Left unchecked, anger can seriously damage your relationships and hurt others. But don't bottle it up! Instead, use mindfulness and breathing exercises to manage your anger.

Lonely

Now more than ever, it's easy to feel lonely, even when in contact with others remotely. Start simple: volunteer to help on a project, or catch up with a colleague. Shaking up your routine can do wonders for your well-being!

Tired

Fatigue can seriously damage your health, productivity and decision making. Find a sleep routine that works for you – and stick to it! And make sure that you get seven to nine hours of sleep per night to maintain good sleep hygiene.

By catching out Hunger, Anger, Loneliness, and Tiredness early, you can put a stop to their negative impacts and live your life on your own terms!

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