The other week I discussed how to finish the week feeling amazing and highlighted a few simple strategies to use on Friday to help set you up for success next Monday (and beyond). Now let’s flip it, and take a quick look at how to use Monday through Thursday to set us up for an amazing Friday.
Have you ever been in this position? You arrive at work, and hit the road running. You don’t look up again until 2pm; you haven’t eaten lunch yet, maybe you haven’t even used the washroom, and you definitely haven’t had a breath of fresh outside air since you came into the building. We want a different routine, but how?
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