We hope that this information has not scared you but rather left you feeling empowered to make vital changes for the health of your brain. It is not only okay, it is necessary to carve out the time to sleep, eat breakfast, and relieve stress.
You can say no to requests that overwhelm you. Placing value on your health and mental wellness also makes it easier to kick bad habits like smoking and overeating. In the end, your boss, family, and friends will enjoy a happier, healthier you when you draw some boundaries around your basic needs.