Summer is here and unfortunately most of us cannot go on vacation nor have a day off during these three months. Despite that sad reality don’t lose hope, you can still enjoy the long summer days and bring summer into the office.
Here are some tips to help keep your spirit up:
Change your commute routine
Instead of taking the metro or bus, walking or cycling are great options that can give you a chance to enjoy the nice weather outside.
If you can work remotely, you could work at a park or even at the beach.
Don’t forget to stay hydrated during long summer days. Have a bottle of water at your desk all the time. Also, instead of drinking coffee or soda, try drinking a cool glass of lemonade to keep cool and give you the summer feeling.
Decorate your desk with summer photos
You can place photos from your previous summer vacations on your desk to remember those fun days. This will also give you motivation to plan.
Plan an office BBQ Day
Everybody loves a BBQ, especially during summer. Therefore, an office or team outdoor BBQ is a great idea. This will also help people get together and socialize, while keeping morale up.
Start earlier, leave earlier
Days are longer during summer, as the sun rises earlier and sets later. For this reason, get to the office a little early and finish off early to enjoy the rest of your afternoon and maybe you can socialize with your friends or loved ones during the rest of the day.
Have some flowers in the office
Flowers clean the air, they look good and smell nice. In addition, they give you joy when you look at them. Therefore, putting them in your office will help brighten up your day.
Ice Cream break
Ice Cream is not only for kids and it makes everyone happy, so give yourself an ice cream break in the afternoon.
Listen to the summer songs
Turn on your favourite playlist, some Caribbean or Hawaiian music can make you feel that you are already on vacation. If you find music distracting while working, you can listen to it when you are driving.