The good news for you, is that you already kick your Sunday off in excellent fashion - with your weekly dose of #brainfood ;) But, how could you up your Sunday ante even more?
Inspired by performance speaker, coach and author, Scott Mautz - this week is all about slightly unorthodox things that high achievers do on the traditional day of rest, to set them up for a successful week.
(As ever - this is all about sharing ideas. Personally, I may or may not take on these tips, as tbh, some weeks brunch, yoga, and netflix is really all this achiever can muster.)
1. Make time to reflect
The perfect activity for a long shower, or that golden half hour before anyone else has woken up - reflection. Think about what went well in your week, what might happen in the week ahead - and how you feel about how everything’s going.
Maybe you could try this while walking, to optimise your creativity?
2. Unplug, and then replug
Disconnecting is one of my favourite Sunday things to do. But, according to Scott - the most productive folks also take an hour to replug - and have a power hour to get organised.
3. Talk yourself off the ledge
We all know that “noooooooo Monday,” womp-fest that hits at around 6pm on a Sunday. Instead of trying to squash it down - successful people tackle it head on. Taking time to dig in to what’s really bothering you about your impending work week and why, can lead to resolving problems ahead of time, or realising you don’t need to put so much angst on yourself.
(If you’re anything like me, you could be giving in to perfectionist tendencies.)
4. Be aggressively grateful
Yep, the benefits of gratitude are plentiful (we got into all the dets a few weeks ago, here’s the full post on 7 reasons to be grateful in case you missed it). But, as the week goes on, it’s common to fall off the thanks wagon. Re-energise your gratitude practice by committing to an “intentional, focused burst of appreciation,” on a Sunday, to set yourself up for a purposeful and productive week ahead.