Beat Those Office Blues!

If it’s just one of those days and you’re feeling the office blues, wanting the hands on the clock to spin round faster so you can get home, put your feet up and chill out. Don’t worry because we all have the same feelings every now and again. It’s a horrible feeling as we all well know, however if you browse the internet, there are many tips and pieces of advice to help you out with this situation, and if it seems like it’s too much of an effort to do that don’t worry! There’s a list right here to help you out!

 

snoozeTip 1: Don’t Snooze

If you even dare to press that snooze button in the morning, you’re not starting your day off in the best way. All well as making your time to get ready a bit shorter every time you press the snooze button, you’ll be disrupting your REM sleep and will confuse your body, creating a destructive & draining habit. Make sure you go to bed at an appropriate time too, it’ll give you more time to sleep making you feel more refreshed in the morning instead of groggy and sleepy.

 

 

dressTip 2: Dress up

Dressing up and feeling good about yourself will boost your self-esteem and put a smile on your face! If you feel good about the way you look, you feel empowered and ready to take on the day’s big challenges. Take care of yourself and you’ll feel good inside!

 

 

 

breakfastTip 3: Healthy Breakfast

If you’re stuffing yourself with food that is bad for you on your walk into work in the morning, you’ll feel rubbish for the rest of the day. Instead make some time at home, have something refreshing and healthy in the comforts of where you live, sit down, enjoy it! As well as giving you extra energy for the whole day (instead of the first hour or two), you won’t sink into that grogginess after the sugar rush has ended.

 

 

 

 

Business man and business woman walking in office lobbyTip 4: Go For A Walk

Yes, you may have a million and one things to do before your day ends however you need breaks every now and again to keep you going! Just doing a small walk around the office will give you a minute or two break away from the glare of the computer screen, it’ll allow your mind to re-set itself and relax before you start again. Don’t dig yourself deeper into the hole of the office blues, drag yourself away!

 

 

 

 

talkTip 5: Talk

Talking it out with your colleagues will help you out when you’re not feeling too great in the office. You’ll probably come to realise that they are feeling the same, or if they’re not, their happiness will reflect onto you, sharing a joke or a bit of banter can make you feel better! Of course, don’t sit there for hours talking about the latest gossip, just take a minute or two and then carry on!

 

 

 

Try out these tips and make life easier at work! These methods have been shown to also boost productivity so even if you’re not feeling the office blues it might be good to try them anyway!

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