๐Ÿน Up Your Game โ€“ Lesson 9 ๐Ÿน

But before we start โ€“ do the ritual will you? take a pen and a paper. ย (I would have grabbed a box full ofย sketch-pens, colourful stickynotes and a cup of black coffee as well)

the instructions โ€“

* jot down the lines or quotes that hit you deep or motivate you in the following post.

* AND listen to your heart speak to you while you read these lines.


 

Lesson 9 – All About Breaks!

It is essential to know the art of taking periodic breaks. Why? I’ll explain this to you – your body runs on energy – when you run out of that energy you feel tired – to re-energise yourself you must take a break. Simple!

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I know what you’re thinking right now? But Nishita – what if we have so much work that there is no time to take a break! Or Nishita – if I take a break I fear that my workflow will be disturbed and I will no longer have the concentration to work again. Or any other excuse that you can knit. bla. bla. bla.ย 

 

 

 

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This lesson will help you untangle this knot of yours. Let’s begin shall we?ย Continue reading – (sipping tea): ย 

 

 

 

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*before taking a break check your progress – jot down all the pending tasks.

– you can write their status and priority alongside with them.

 

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*leave your workplace – but stay close to it

* Keep yourself hydrated – drink water (than coffee or cola)

* Eat something

*Complete the non-essential tasks – like cleaning your room / prepping for the next day / cleaning yourself

*talk to someone close – it will help refresh you.

*do not checkin your socials

*have a playlist to listen to/ sing to

*read a book – ย could be anything as long as it gets you pumped up.

*journal your extra thoughts – write down about all of the distracting thoughts that pester you while you work/ study.ย 

*do not switch on to t.v.

*go for a walk – and stare into space. yes – this is helpful

*set an alarm – to restrict yourself from wasting those extra minutes turned hours on your ย break

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* check up on your pending tasks and take on from there.

*it is a great time to start on new tricky assignments as well – your mind and body will support you in your endeavours.ย 

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*know when you are going to take another break.ย 

*this will fool your mind into tricking it.

 

 

Until Next Time,

Goodbye!


 

 

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