Freelancers know that being more productive means a higher income. In order to improve productivity, it is important to take care of your body properly.
Bad habits can lead not only to more serious health issues, but also to sluggish feelings and lack of motivation.
Read on to learn the three things you must ask yourself to maximize productivity all day long.
What are my most effective hours?
Some of people are made for early mornings while others can’t get going until they drink two cups of coffee and relax for a while. Other people work best late at night. While some may be able to train themselves to become more of a morning person, the best idea is to examine your moods and habits and find the best work time for you.
Am I eating a healthy diet and getting enough exercise?
When stress builds up and your mood falls, do you reach for a candy bar or other sweet? Eating too much sugar during the day cannot only cause physical health problems, but also contribute to anxiety, depression, memory and attention troubles. Taking time to move around during the day and keep your metabolism revving and your brain on track.
Should you take a nap?
Power napping has become a more commonplace occurrence in the office and can work exceptionally well for freelancers who need a recharge during their day. Taking a 15 to 20 minute nap may work for some, but it leaves other people feeling groggy. It may be worth a shot to improve your freelancing productivity.
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