Do you have a Shutdown Ritual?
Especially when you work from home, it can be very challenging to draw the line between work time and personal time. After dinner, you’re just quickly checking your emails or social media, finish that blog post, … whatever it is #IAmSureYouCanRelate
But the thing is that you don’t give your brain the rest it needs to recharge for the next day. You deplete yourself when you’re constantly in “work-mode.”
That’s why having a Shutdown ritual is so important. It signals your brain that work is done and that it’s time to unwind.
So, what should your Shutdown Ritual include?
Check your emails: Is there anything urgent?
Check your calendar: Everything up to date?
Clear out your inboxes
Update your to-dos for the next day: It’s always great to start the day with a prepared to-do list. This way you don’t have to think too much in the morning 😉
Stretching / Yoga: Do some stretches or a short yoga flow! After sitting the whole day, your body deserves some love.
“Shutdown complete”: Yes – say it! I know it sounds a lil bit strange, but it’s a clear signal that work is over now.
These points are just suggestions. Feel free to test and adjust till you find something that works for you!
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