It’s the typical work day. You get up, dress yourself, drive to work, grab your morning coffee, go to your desk, check your emails, work on a couple projects, eat lunch, check more emails, watch the clock until the end of the day, and finally, you go home. Everyday is same same, but different. Which really puts a damper in things. You get stuck, you can’t think, you can’t brainstorm, you’re just in a rut. It feels like you are failing at everything! You’re trying things over and over and just can’t seem to get your creative juices flowing. So now what?
Well, do you remember Dory - the blue fish with short term memory loss? Guess what she did to remind herself of 42 Wallaby Way, Sydney? She swam! She moved around! And as funny and as simple as it sounds, it truly works!
So when you’re stuck in a rut and you feel like you’re getting nothing done, take a walk. When you have a chance to get that blood flowing, and get away from that computer screen you’ve been staring at ALL day, take it! You’ll find that your work is done with efficiency, your creative juices will have started flowing again, and just like Dory, you will find it easier to remember things.
So now what? Move around and go for a walk. You’ll find that your typical work day, just turned into the most productive work day ever!