The study was carried out with the financial support of the Russian Foundation for Basic Research in the framework of the research project No. 18-013-00623. The development of mineral deposits in the regions of the Far North and the Arctic is a priority for the Russian Federation. The result of the adaptation of shift workers in the Far North should be considered as the formed adaptation strategies. The environmental and personal resources determine the adaptation strategies in the professional activities of shift workers. The optimal personal resource of adaptation strategies of shift workers corresponds to: adoption of others, moderate internality, integral indicator of adaptation, and programming as a regulatory process.