Focusing on our long-term goals can give us a sense of purpose and direction that will help us work towards achieving them. However, getting lost in the big picture happens more often than we think, and we might end up feeling exhausted or disappointed when we don’t see the results we were expecting. That’s why we should not forget about developing small daily habits that can have a positive impact on our life, keeping us motivated and excited about our journey.
- Get out of bed early. This might sound difficult, especially for those who already start their day quite earlier. However, getting out of bed at least a couple of hours before our normal schedule is a great way to start the day. We will have extra time to work on our projects and feel more relaxed and satisfied during the rest of the day, knowing we have already accomplished something.
- Have a morning routine. If we already wake up early but don’t do much when we get up, we might want to come up with a morning routine. Having a glass of water, making breakfast, planning our daily tasks, or going for a jog can help us start our day with a more focused and stimulated mindset. Doing this every day will also become more constant and organized.
- Focus on single-tasking. Nowadays, multitasking is one of those buzzwords that both people and companies use to make themselves look more productive and efficient. The truth is, only 2% of the population are actually able to successfully multitask. Instead of trying to do everything at once, focus on completing one task at the time. You will find yourself more motivated and thus you will achieve more during your day.
- Limit the time spent online. Another habit that we should work in is limiting the time we spend online. It is quite easy to find ourselves watching videos and sharing funny pictures and losing track of time while we are at it. Even when we may tell ourselves otherwise, we can end up wasting hours online. Even when it might be hard, especially for those who work on the internet, but reducing the time we waste on social media will help us reduce the number of distractions, helping us become more productive, too.
“Good habits are worth
being fanatical about.”