It can be rather hard to stop and smell the roses when you have a lot of ambition and an insatiable drive to keep moving forward. Maybe you just started your own company or you’re finishing up college. But please, stop and take a breather. The end of the year is the perfect time to unwind. And tackle 2019 even more productive with this little lifehack.
Instead of using your well deserved spare time to come up with new schemes to fill in the first months of 2019, try to find something you can do for just today. It’s feels counter productive, believe us, we know. On top of that. Grab your agenda and mark in the days you want to be resting or have the day off.
Craziness takes over, give it a rest
The best way to come up with new ideas is sometimes by doing nothing at all. Compare it to the moment you talke a shower. You’re basically doing nothing, aside from washing yourself, and the thoughts start running to your mind. It’s because you are relaxed.
It’s important to unwind from time to time, but the most of us don’t take ample time to do so. Time is money, and you’re right. Especially if you are an entrepreneur, you’ll definitely feel the pressure weighting on you. You’ll work more efficiently by planning day’s off instead of work days. These days are more important than the regular workdays. Because it gives you this ‘shower-like moment’. That moment to recharge and tackle new challenge with a fresh outlook.
It’s definitely fine if you don’t want to do anything at all during one of these aforementioned planned days off. It’s even encouraged if you feel under the weather or just tired out. You can also pick up some hobbies that will help you expand your knowledge of running your own business. Start writing a blog or dabble in graphic design. These skills will help you further in life, but it will also give you a moment to unwind and do something completely different.
Working out is always a good idea. If one of your new years resolutions is getting back in form, you’ll be happy you planned in some days off. This is also the perfect opportunity to pick up an old sport you loved, like a game of tennis. It’s even more fun to challenge yourself and pick up an entire new hobby. It’s as they say: “A new year, a new you.” And 2019 could be your year.
Enhance the productivity in 2019
If you don’t feel like working, or the workload has been too much, consider to go to an event with peers. It’s worth to invest some time into networking, especially if this isn’t your strong suit. Meet others, learn from them and all while having a refreshing drink in hand. You might even
There is just no getting around this. Studies show that we need seven hours of free time a day. It helps us clear our mind and therefore work more efficiently. However, you could find it can be really hard to stick to your off-schedule. That’s why you should look at it, as if it were your work schedule. The are equally as important.