Tips For Making Your Workday Great
If you’ve been following me on social or even here on the blog, you know that I’ve been working with my friends at President’s Choice to show you guys how much I love the brand through new products, recipes and more. This past month though, I was lucky enough to take part in a shoot with Joe Fresh amongst some amazing Toronto bloggers.
As much as the day was filled with getting glam and picking out looks from Joe Fresh’s Spring 2017 collection, it was more about focusing on the workday and how we can really make it that much better.
The fact is that we all have to work, regardless of if we love our job or just wait until it’s 5pm on Friday. However, there is so much we can do to make our workday and workweek great. From how we prep our bodies and mind to tackle the workday to what we eat and what we wear, I am excited to share with you my 4 big tips on how to make your workday great.
Get Your Beauty Sleep
Before you can even get creative and put your mind to work, we all know that sleep is crucial. Even though it’s something we all never seem to get enough of and it is often neglected, some good beauty sleep will really do wonders.
Getting to sleep at a suitable time the night before means you get your 8 hours so you can wake up alert and ready for your day without having to hit the snooze button time and time again. I also find that getting your beauty sleep will keep your body on the right clock so you can keep your focus for work and can fall asleep like a baby at night!
Take Your Breaks
My last 9-5 job as well as my current work-from-home job are great examples of this. No matter if you work casually or sit at a cubicle all day and go hard until 5pm, it still means that you NEED to take your breaks. Of all these tips I offer today, this is definitely one I am still working on, but gradually I am getting better at it, and it’s really affecting me the most in a positive way.
My issue is that I can’t shut my mind off. When I start working, the only things that stop me are to refill my tea cup or go to the washroom (even if I cut that close), so taking a break is crucial and something that will help you stay sane in your work day. As much as working hard is important, working smarter is well, smarter. Your mind needs a break just as much as your body does, so even if it means getting up to stretch or take a personal call on your break, or going for a walk during your lunch hour or meeting with a friend to really enjoy your lunch, make sure you take it.
I promise, it will make all the difference!
This tip is important in any case, but eating right is essential when wanting to improve your workday. Making the healthier choices will give you the energy you need to focus and stay energized throughout your day!
During the Joe Fresh shoot we had the opportunity to try out a Mason Jar Salad recipe that not only tastes delicious – seriously I ate it as soon as I got home that day, but it is also easy to prep and can be made the night before work. It’s really the best recipe for those on the go and looking to stay healthy and it includes delicious Kale Slaw from President’s Choice along with a do-it-yourself Dijon dressing. It is so good in fact that I am going to share the recipe in a separate post on the blog in the next week or so! I also fell in love with this recipe for a morning smoothie, which is the perfect way for me to start my day.
Nothing is better than enjoying delicious food while heading to work or at work and not having to wake up early to prep it all!
Stylish Work Wear
I am a firm believer that when you look good, you feel good which I have said many times here on the blog, but it’s really true. Even though I work from home most of the time, when I am at home, I like to be in cute casual wear and when I head out to do blog-related things, I put the effort in looking presentable. It really gives you positive energy when you look and feel great and shooting with Joe Fresh is proof of that.
I was all smiles during the shoot and I loved dressing in looks that can easily take me from work to post-work hangouts with friends and the boyfriend. What I love most about Joe Fresh is their flattering fits and their ability to make anyone look effortless stylish without breaking the bank! I have actually already worn the sweater in the first look more times than I care to admit, and the skirt and sweater in the second look have been on serious repeat lately. What I realized after shooting as well is that I can mix and match literally each of these pieces and both of these looks to create something different for work and weekend, so that’s a plus!
For Spring 2017 at Joe fresh, you can expect classic staples, florals and flattering denim which will take you anywhere, so if you’re looking for some stylish pieces to strut into work in, make sure you visit Joe Fresh here and see their new collection which is in stores now!
Ready to take on your next workday? Follow these steps and add in a few of your own that help you better tackle the day and don’t forget to follow me on social with #DiscoverPC to learn more about new happenings with President’s Choice, Joe Fresh and more!
This post was sponsored by President’s choice & Joe Fresh, however all opinions are my own.