A lot of us are still WFH and while it’s good to feel comfy and warm it can make sleepiness worse. If you need to perk up for your morning meeting, open a window and blast your fave upbeat song to feel super alert. The aim isn’t to freeze but to get out of cosy mode and into a competent colleague state of mind.
CUT THE CAFFEINE
Before you freak out, you can always go from four cups to two – it doesn’t have to be goodbye forever. Caffeine can actually make us feel more tired not awake unlike what we’ve been told. Cut down your daily cups or if matcha doesn’t make your skin crawl swap your cup of joe for the green stuff.
Take your mind off wanting to be in bed by making plans. Fill your days will activities that distract and fulfil you with other people - keeping in mind the new government guidelines of a maximum of 6 people per group. Talking, especially to strangers, energises us and keeps us focused but remember to keep your distance. So, whether you hang out with mates for an absorbing DMC or strike up a convo with someone new, it’s time to fill up your calendar safely.
A morning workout can really set you up for a good day especially if you venture outside. Outdoor workouts are top tier because not only do you get an energy boosting hit of endorphins but all that vitamin D too. The best bit? Breakfast taste 10 times better somehow …