Christmas and New Year's Eve are over, you've optimistically bought a new planner, and the start of going back to work and leaving behind your short-but-sweet break means January is kind of the worst. Here are some pick-me-ups to try if you're feeling a bit bogged down by it all!
1.Re-think your after-work routine and tweak it so that it's actually relaxing.
2.Take yourself out on a date.
3.Budget a bit of money aside for small expenditures that cheer you up.
4.Plan some "do nothing" time with a friend.
5.Stockpile a few mood-lifting movies to watch in your downtime.
6.Up your breakfast game.
7.Give yourself a little thing each day to actively look forward to.
8.And make a "selfish slot" in your week.
9.Make your working space a little nicer.
10.And make your home surroundings more cheerful.
11.Do some exercise that doesn't necessarily feel like exercise.
12.Spend some time planning the ideal trip you'll take later in the year.
13.Change when you do your boring and exciting things.
14.Use those nice things you keep saving for special occasions.