Do you get those days when you just feel like all you want to do is to stay on the couch and binge-watch your favorite shows? Well, you are not alone! We have all been there! The good news is you can break the vicious circle of procrastination and the subsequent feelings of guilt if you perceive each day as a brand-new opportunity.It does not matter if you consider yourself now a chronic procrastinator, as long as you put your efforts into action, you can do miracles! Modern research asserts that 80% of your outcomes are generated by 20% of your daily habits, which is also known as “Pareto’s Principle”. This, in practice, means that you should pay close attention to your daily activities, which can make or break the goals that you set for yourself.
The following enlist 4 tips that highly productive individuals seek on a daily basis:
1- Be an Early Bird!
We often hear many people complaining about their inability to wake up early, claiming that they are “night owls”. This could not be more untrue! In fact, they would be surprised how productive their day can be if they only let go of that belief. Waking up early allows you to jump-start your day and gain momentum for the rest of your day. Just imagine how accomplished you would feel if you did a number of your chores when everyone else still have not begun their day!
2- Make a To-Do list
Being a checklist advocate, I can assure you that this is a foolproof approach! These lists are excellent tools for planning your day, as well as, keeping you on track as you abide by the timeline that you have set for yourself. Additionally, they can provide you with a sense of fulfillment when you cross those chores off your list one by one. You get a clear idea about your time usage and hold yourself accountable for your progress through the day.
3- Take Good Care of Your Health
We can all get distracted by our hectic schedules and neglect our personal well-being. It is always much easier to eat that cheeseburger when you are all wrapped up in work, or to skip your daily workout for the sake of replying those piled-up e-mails in your inbox. Taking good care of your health would most definitely pay off, helping you become even more energized and alert. Stay hydrated, exercise, and eat a little healthier. Your body and mind will thank you for it!
4- Listen to Inspiring Influencers
Exposing yourself to positivisty is one of the closely guarded secrets of the highly productive. This is a simple step to maintain your positive outlook on your life in general. TEDx talks encompass some of the most inspirational and motivating speakers that you could ever hear! It is amazing how much wisdom you can attain, just by the mere listening to the experiences of other exceptional individuals who come from all walks of life!