Networking on social media time and again, for hours and hours, sitting on sofa watching countless seasons of a series in just one day, not eating because for this to be happening, it has to be a process of cooking first, keeping friends at distance and rejecting invites out for your sofa… So many of these you have definitely experienced because of your laziness. Here’s how to get rid of it.
Laziness, procrastination or just “the urge to do nothing” is a feeling that we all know. There are days when, snuggled up in our quilts, the outside world seems unbearable to us and our motivation stalls. But unfortunately, responsibilities oblige, so we still have to get up and start the day.
To boost your energy to the max, follow the guide!
1. Turn up the volume
While you’re sitting on your sofa with a coffee, turn on the music for a bit of motivation. No matter the style, choose something that gives you excitement! Whether it’s the French variety with “J’t’emmène au vent” by Louise Attaque, some rock with “Thunderstruck” by AC/DC or even some electro with “Wake me up” by Avicii, the possibilities are infinite, and surely there is something in there for everyone! When you feel the vibes rise in your spirit, you will have done most of the work to get over your laziness.
2. Take a cold shower
Thermostat on 20 ° C and then a good cool shower to get your ideas back in place. And yes, it’s scientifically proven: cold water activates the body. The vascular contraction caused by cold water decongests internal organs and helps flush out toxins and impurities. In addition, it has a lot of other benefits on the body. Cold water stimulates the immune system, firms the skin, improves blood circulation and good quality sleep. Not only will you be reboosted, but also in good health!
3. Organize your day
Now that you’re all clean and you have your favorite music in mind, let’s get down to business. Get out your diary, some paper and a pen. Start by making a to do list: what you need to do, whether it’s over the day, week, month or even year. By setting yourself goals, on long or short term, you will be more motivates to actually move forward with accomplishing them. Start with the tasks that most annoy you and cross them out as you complete them. It will give you a feeling of satisfaction and fulfillment as you will see yourself approaching the fun tasks.
4. Take your lunch breaks and eat light
If you are tiresome, it could be a bad idea to go to the closest snack bar to get fed up with whatever it’s in there as largest as possible. The more the digestion is heavy, the more intense the pressure will be for you. Opt for a light menu such as a gourmet salad, avocado and egg toast or even sushi!
Also, fast sugars are the fakest friends, because the energy they give you quickly goes down again, sucking you from more energy they gave you. If you want dessert, finish your meal with a piece of dark chocolate for example: cocoa stimulates neurons and increases alertness.
5. Take a micro-nap
Give yourself a short break to digest and start the afternoon fresh as new. It’s recommendable taking a nap between 5 and 20 minutes for it to be effective. After 20 minutes, you will slowly begin to enter a phase of deep sleep. It will therefore be much more difficult to get out of your snooze and fatigue will last throughout the rest of the day, in case you forget to wake up after maximum 20 minutes.
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