Two Words That Will Dramatically Improve Your Shift Work Health.

If you’re desperately trying to find a way to improve your shift work health and you’re going round and round in circles going nowhere – then I’ve got two words for you.

Don’t worry I’m not going to swear at you – it’s called Taking Responsibility.

Because despite all of the things that frustrate you about your shift working job – for example the crazy and irregular hours that you work, taking responsibility is not only going to improve your shift work health – but your life as well.

You see five years ago I was in a bit of a rut. I was unhappy in my shift working job and my health was at an all-time low.

And then something happened.

A close friend of mine gave me a copy of a book called – The Success Principles: How To Get From Where You Are, To Where You Want To Be – by Jack Canfield.

Now at the time, the title of this book simply radiated with me. I read its contents like a woman possessed, but it was the first chapter that really struck a chord with me.

It was called – Taking 100% Responsibility for Your Life.

You see if you’re unhappy with your status quo right now, which is in your shift working job – then you need to do something about it.

That’s right – YOU.

You need to Take Responsibility for your actions, your attitude and your behaviours.

And nobody else can do this for you.

It’s about giving up all of your excuses, stop complaining and blaming others for your current circumstances.

One of my all time favourite quotes is from the late Jim Rohn …

“Your paycheck is not your employer’s responsibility, it’s your responsibility. Your employer has no control over your value, but you do.”

Pretty good don’t you think?

In fact I believe this quote is so good, I want you to read it again AND totally absorb the words.

“Your paycheck is not your employer’s responsibility, it’s your responsibility. Your employer has no control over your value, but you do.”

So whether you’re unhappy with your actual job, your lack of fitness or your weight, then you need to start changing your behaviour.

Whether it’s learning new skills, changing your diet, or exercising more frequently.

Because let’s be realistic here, sitting on the couch munching potato crisps after an early shift is not going to help you to lose weight. It’s only going to increase your weight and worse still, make you feel even more tired and fatigued than what you’re probably already feeling.

So start taking responsibility for your life. At the end of the day, your shift work health is not going to improve until you make the decision to do so.


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