Being stuck at home doesn’t have to be a bad thing. Think about all the time that you have to finally bring your dreams to life, start that DIY project you’ve been meaning to or even just indulge in some self-care.
While it can feel like there are a million distractions on TV, your phone or maybe just the comfiness of your bed is calling you, there are ways to set yourself up for a successful and productive day
As an entrepreneur that works from home 365 days of the year, I wanted to share with you the 3 Massive tips that keep me happy, healthy and making money from home!
The 3 Massive (and easy) Tips:
Tip #1: Stick To A Schedule
Whether you’re working from home or not, sticking to a schedule is essential in your overall energy and productivity. It doesn’t matter what kind of schedule you set in place, as long as you commit to it. Create a routine that feels good to YOU. Do you enjoy going to bed late and waking up at noon? Great, just pick a specific time and stick to it!
Maybe you like to watch Netflix or read every day. Pick a time where you know you’ll enjoy it most and stay committed to it. By creating a schedule every single week, you can make time for everything you love instead of losing hours to your distractions. Ditch the mindless hours of scrolling and create a schedule that allows you to thrive. No matter what your schedule looks like, “book” in time for work, self-development, self-care, health and socializing. With so much to look forward to, you’ll hardly be thinking about the latest Facebook video you might have missed.
Tip #2: Get Ready Like You’re Going Out
Staying in your “lazy clothes” can really put a dent in your motivation. I know it may not seem like anything big, but taking 30 minutes to get ready in the morning will get the momentum going to complete more tasks! The hardest part about being productive is really just getting started.
So, make a commitment to yourself right now that even though no one might see you this week, you’re going to get up every morning and get ready like you’re hitting the town! The crazy boost of confidence you’ll get from it might even be enough to win you over on this idea.
Tip #3: Create A Healthy and Balanced Morning Routine
Knowing that you’ll be stuck at home all day may not get you motivated to hop out of bed and into action but by committing to a healthy morning routine, you can get your endorphins flowing, gain an immense amount of energy and start your day off on a positive note.
The first key in a healthy and balanced morning routine is to get in some movement. Don’t worry, you don’t need to roll out of bed and start lifting weights. Movement can be anything from yoga to pilates, to even a brisk walk. Do what feels good for you.
Next, commit to a self-development activity for just 5-10 minutes. This could mean journalling, reading affirmations, writing out a list of things you’re grateful for or throwing on a guided meditation. Get creative.
Lastly, take the time to make a light, healthy breakfast. Healthy fats, high in protein and light in carbs. A quick google search will have you feeling inspired to try a new recipe.
So, you have 3 massive tips to stay productive and positive while you’re stuck at home… now what?
It’s time to sit down and commit to these 3 things that will fill your day-to-day life with positivity and energy. Get up, get ready and get your scheduler out to plan the week ahead of you. Make time for the things you love and stay true to your schedule.
Your new way of doing things may leave you never wanting to leave the house again!