I want you to imagine you are an athlete whilst working hard to secure your first job! This can be a stressful and challenging experience. So exercising discipline at controlling your performance zone throughout the recruitment period while actively spending time in your recovery zone is vital to your health and wellbeing. Whilst busily applying for work, I want you to be better at the below two aspects than athletes. This is because the reality is you're spending longer than an athlete in your performance zone as you navigate this transition from university to work. Let's face it, job-seeking can be demanding and exhausting!
There are two aspects to the below diagram:
1) Controlling the zone; and
2) Getting better at managing recovery at the end of the day.