1. Make a to-do list.. and do it! Organizing and prioritizing the tasks on your plate will reduce your anxiety and focus your attention on your goals. Crossing items off of your list, no matter how simple they may seem, boosts your self-esteem.
2. Get a desk plant. Step one, make sure it is a real live plant and not made-out of plastic. Step two, get back to work and enjoy the benefits to your home office, including improved air quality, and a more calm and positive mood that will help you be more productive.
3. Health is wealth. Snack smart; avoid foods with high-glycemic loads, especially carbs and sugar, these are some primary causes of afternoon drowsiness.
4. Rock out! Music energizes us when we work out, it can have the same effect when we are at work. Listening to your favorite song has been scientifically proven to reduce stress levels and encourage your brain to release dopamine, the natural chemical that makes us feel excitement and joy.