Refreshing Your Ordinary Work Routine
Taking a break from the office don’t just happen on weekends, holidays and vacations. You can enjoy some “Me” time while being productive at work all at the same time.
Studies show that another ordinary day at the office can burnout creativity and motivation to work. Information overload just strikes our cognitive being as well as the fast-phasing environment that we experience every day.
Considering factors of time pressure, societal changes, and political pressures and not to mention personal factors are aspects that our body and mind are taking every single day of our lives. These can result people of being less creative and less productive at work.
On the other hand, research explains that basic facet of work can help people get back on track by giving the mind a rest from high-stakes responsibilities and simple but essential hands-on tasks give us a breath of fresh air to maintain momentum with less cognitive tension.
But how can we possibly do this? Here are the things that we can do at work to escape stress and ordinary work routine.
Have you experienced working on a task while more and more chores are being assigned to you? That can be really tiring which will end you losing focus. What you can do here is to enumerate the tasks and prioritize each one based on their importance. With this, you can manage your job calendar and goals.
Escape the Office
There is a study by Carlo Petrini expressing that public spaces provide people with an alternative office work setting can positively change one’s perspective helping a person put things in broader context.
A walk in the park or working in a new environment can help you refresh your daily routine. By taking your laptop to a restaurant or a coffee shop with a free wi-fi can help you vary your ordinary office atmosphere. If there’s a comfortable couch in a corner of your office, why not have some snacks while working comfortably there? You’ll be surprised on how you can enjoy these changes.
Great Minds Think Alike
Surround yourself with people who have the same interest and passion as you. By spending some time with these people, there are exchanges of working experience that each can digest which can spark inspiration and new ideas.
Conversely, you can also welcome new people into your life who can also bring brand new perspective and inspiration to your work.
Remember that a happy work is consists of happy environment. Take one step at a time by working slowly but surely. And also consider the saying, not because your hard working doesn’t mean you’re efficient. (Sources: business.time.com, theglobeandmail.com)