Slow down so you can speed up. It may sound counterintuitive, but slowing down can actually help you be more productive. Designate moments of mindfulness to slow down and be present throughout your day.
Add a small pedal machine under your desk. It’s an easy way to move your body, so you can get your blood pumping and burn some calories, while sitting at your desk. And the physical activity can boost your mood, energy and productivity.
Use commercial breaks to get some physical activity. Do a quick set of quats, jumping jacks, push-ups or crunches, or jog in place. Short bursts of moderate to vigorous physical activity throughout the day are just as effective as one longer session of exercise.
Go outside and breathe in the brisk, fresh air. It’ll do your well-being some good and help you establish a connection with nature.
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Schedule time throughout your day to go on daily walks, meditate or remove yourself from a stressful environment. Taking a break when you are feeling overwhelmed or stressed is critical to your mental health and emotional well-being.
Take a photo of one way you’re saving money, send it to a friend or loved one and tag #MyMomentToBeWell. This could be a picture of a coupon or rebate program you’re using or coffee, lunch or dinner you’ve made at home.
Create a grocery list to buy only the necessities. Plan meals for the week, using simple recipes with fewer ingredients. Try to stick with healthy foods and consider your budget too. Shopping with intention and a meal plan is a great way to save money, time and energy.
Look for coupons and discounts before shopping for items you need. You can clip coupons out of newspapers, check manufacturer and store websites for discounts, and search for promo codes online. When you’re trying to save money, couponing is a smart way to pay less on everyday items as well as bigger purchases. Just make sure you’re using them for items you really need and will use.
Step out of your comfort zone by trying something new and different. Switch up your daily routine, challenge yourself to learn a new skill, face a fear such as speaking in public or say yes to a new opportunity. The way to grow, build your capabilities, and reach your full potential is by stepping outside of your comfort zone.