are often associated with high-stress levels. But in reality, they don’t have
to be stressful provided you plan well and use different ways to boost your
Here are some
ways that can help you through such demanding jobs.
Take breaks at times. Though this may sound
counter-productive, frequent breaks help you to have high productivity levels
in short bursts, thereby helping you to finish your tasks at the earliest.
Consider using a timer for each task to push yourself
harder so you can finish the job in time. At the same time, ensure that you
keep a reasonable time for each task and you’re not forced to compromise on
quality at any point.
Remove all distractions
such as your cell phone, emails, phones, and just about anything else that you
think is taking your focus away from work.
It is always a good idea to finish the most difficult
or a task you hate right in the morning. This is because you’re fresh and tend
to be more productive when you start your day. So, this is a good time to
remove those tasks from your list.
Sometimes, you keep thinking about a task and worry
about completing it. Instead of wasting time on such negative thoughts, just
get the work started and most times, you’ll be pleasantly surprised at your
speed of completing it.
Make a note of different tasks, prioritize it, and
schedule it appropriately. This way, you’ll be able to get all the different
things in, even in a highly demanding and stressful job.
Take a vacation once every few months to relax and
pamper yourself. These vacations don’t have to be expensive, especially when
you use high-reward credit cards like American
express platinum. These cards cut down your flight, stay, and restaurant
expenses when you accumulate reward points on it.
Exercise every day. A good amount of research done in
this area shows that when you exercise
midday your productivity levels go up. Also, the fresh air and a change of
environment can rejuvenate your mind and body, so you’ll come back into work
with high levels of energy.
De-clutter your desk to avoid wasting time rummaging
through the items to find what you want. Also, make sure to remove or discard
the things that are not relevant to you anymore. It not only makes your office
desk more inviting but can have a positive impact on your mind as well.
One of the most important and yet overlooked aspects
of productivity is the art of saying “no”. When you keep nodding your
head to everything, people tend to assume that you have the time and means and
will keep adding more work to your pile. You’ll have to take charge of your
schedule and say no when you think you can’t take it anymore.
these are some ways to boost your productivity even in highly demanding jobs.
Kimberly Evans is a writer, blogger and traveler. She covers stories about businesses and lives that inspire her.
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