Use these quotes about being sick to help you cope while you’re under the weather.
We have all been there — sometimes you just don’t feel well enough to come to work. Whether we have a slight cough or food poisoning from that one fast food joint, we all have times when we just need a day off. That’s the beauty of taking a sick day.
Although, many of us are all guilty of not coming in when we know our jobs need us — regardless if we are really sick or not. According to careerbuilder.com, “40 percent of workers have called in sick in the last 12 months when they weren’t, compared to 35 percent in 2016”. Even if you need to have a mental health day, it can actually help your work performance and attitude when you do return. I mean, after all, we do want to keep our jobs, so think of taking the day off when you are not feeling well as an opportunity to regroup so you can bounce back and be even better at your job in the long run.
Sharing spaces within the workplace can cause people to really get sick because of close contact with a variety of germs. Colds and flu’s often get passed around the office and when it hits close to home, getting out of bed can be a struggle. Especially these days — the coronavirus known as COVID-19 has been spreading like wildfire, so whether you’ve been contaminated yourself, or you want to avoid being exposed by going to work, many people are using their sick days now more than ever before.
It is normal to take time off when you are not feeling well, so do not feel bad. It is expected to take that time to rest, heal and get better so you can go back to work and be the best employee you can be.
>The best way to call in sick is to do it respectfully and make sure you are following your company’s policy and guidelines.
Some companies have different protocols for calling out sick, so the best way to know you are in proper procedures is double-checking your companies rules and handle calling off professionally. But if you need an excuse for work to let you off sick, try one of these below. Or use these sick quotes to feel …