My dear friend Sara Marwick from Nefertem Complimentary Therapies has written a fantastic guest post for everyone working from home right now. Her aim is to improve your wellbeing and productivity throughout your workday!
I would typically start one of these daily schedules with time slots for each activity. Due to the different work sectors, I have split them up into areas of things to do in the morning, afternoon and evening. This gives more free freedom to fit the activities where they best fit. There are certain things That I would recommend only doing at certain times of the day and not others, and as I go through these, I will mention why that is.
I would suggest at this time as you start your workday to only have water to drink. This again will help with hydration. I would save your coffee tea for your first break of the morning.
When it comes to breakfast, make sure you have something substantial to help with keeping you fuelled for your morning. Something like oats or some avocado on wholemeal toast is a couple of great ideas.
Start this list with all the things that you are aware of at this moment that need to get done.
Then categories this list based on importance:
(Following 3 points are the dash mark notes about the lists)
Even during your afternoon, make sure that you are moving quite frequently away from your space.
This is a perfect time to reflect on the good things that have happened in your day. And how you are about to stop to get somethings for your lovely bath that you will have this evening. Just before you get home to decide on 2 things that you will do just for your self this evening. This can involve others if you wish. It could be something like:
It can be just about anything that you choose. One thing to do is just before you open the front door/ see family or friends as you get home from work. Remember they are looking forward to seeing you and for you all to talk about your day. Try not to get agitated that people are at your feet the second that you see them. These people love you and remember you left work at work with your to-do list, and you don’t need to think about it until tomorrow.
Once you get home or when you step away from work, it is always a great idea to relax a little to unwind before you start making your dinner or before you do any other plans. This helps your body slow down and get into more of a relaxation mode. This is when I usually plan what I would like to make for dinner or catch up with my partner. Make sure you eat at least 2 hours before going to bed so that you have some time to digest your food.
Just before bed, it is excellent to use this time to do some reading and skincare routines.
This post was brought to you by Sara Marwick from Nefertem Complimentary Therapies. Click here to check out her website and blog!