Sep 25, 2017

motivation at work 10 tips that really work by my home and yours blog for design and family lovers

Monday Mornings are never easier, but some are harder then others. What we need is a good plan for the week, or better a good routine to guide us through the whole month!

For you I went through tones of research, articles & talks and picked out the best.

Everyone can GET MOTIVATED at work. Try these ten tips today! 😉

No matter if you force it or if you actually feel in a good mood, studies have show that smiling reduces stress and anxiety levels, which again helps you feel better about the work you need to get done.

Sitting in an open expansive posture can release testosterone, which increases your feeling of power and your tolerance for risk, while you settle down for work.

A new day, a new part of the project, …

Research has show that splitting projects into small measurable tasks and treating each one as a new challenge can give you each time a fresh perspective and improve motivation.

Get aware of what slows you down or what scares you and choose the right quote to tackle it. Place it visibly on your desk and your eyes will pass over it again and again, this will help your brain to get the message.

Search right here for your personal motivational quote:

Studies have shown that exposure of the color green helps us to feel happier, less tired and more motivated. Go out to the park for a walk, get a desk plant or change the color of the picture frame of your desk. 

Work for 50 minutes and then take a 10 minute break to refocus. Streching your body and breathing some fresh air helps oxygen reach your brain better, this will reduce fatigue levels and increase energy.

Each morning choose 3 tasks you want to achieve this day and make sure you get them done. Set realistic goals and congratulate yourself for having achieved them, this will motivate you for the next task! And please don´t compare yourself to others! Be kind to yourself!

Most of our desks are filled up with piles of work to get done, but also a lot of clutter! Get rid of as much as you can and keep it clean. You will be surprised, how your brain will appreciate this and rewards you with more energy and more creativity! In an upcoming post I´ll give you more detailed ideas about rearranging and redecorating your work space, so watch out for the coming post.

Don´t over work and take time for yourself & your family! Set time aside to do one of your favorite things every day, even sometimes you are left only with a few minutes, then watch the stars and remind your self of all the good that happens to you.

Watch this Ted talk by Arianna Huffington about  how sleep can transform Your Life, One Night at a Time

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