5 Ways to Make Your 9-5 Suck a Little Less

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CBD, YouTube, Kayak.com, Snacks & Podcasts to name a few…

Did you know one-third of your life is spent at work? Shit I am sitting at work right now writing this. It’s no secret your job makes a huge impact on your quality of life. Turns out there are many ways to brighten up your workday and make you feel a little better about the daily grind even if retirement is nowhere in sight. Lucky for you we’ve found five sure-fire ways to make the 9-5 suck a little less.

Watch a Ridiculous Youtube Video

Research shows employees perform when they’re in a better mood. Wow, no shit. If you have a hard time getting out of your head or work is taking a toll that day, spend a few minutes on funnyordie.com or any website you know can turn that frown upside down. Of course we don’t suggest watching on your work computer if your boss watches it like a hawk, however, a quick search on your phone could be just what you need to make it until 5 pm.

How many takes to have a White Bear not slip on the ice during a commercial shoot?

Add CBD to Your Desk Routine

Emails, Calendar, Instagram, Emails, CBD and repeat. Why should CBD be added into the morning work routine? Meet Holiday CBD, your new best friend. CBD is known to have many positive health benefits and although it comes from the cannabis plant, it’s completely non-psychoactive, so no you won’t get high before your team meeting. Take a one or two vegan hemp CBD gummies and you’ll be transported to paradise. Forget the office clock, you’re on island time now with Holiday CBD.

Plan a vacation

Queue up kayak.com. Who doesn’t love taking a vacation? If work has you drowning plan a vacation to give you something to look forward to. It doesn’t have to be a six week trip to Mykonos, but even a fun weekend getaway, day trip or staycation will let you relax, forget about work for a bit and return to the office rejuvenated and on your A-game. If this is unrealistic for your current situation…see the previous suggestion 😉

Pack Snacks or Grab a Coffee

Remember the excitement you’d feel anytime your mom snuck a dessert or extra snack in your lunchbox as a kid? Well relive the childhood glory days and give yourself a little lunchtime surprise to get over the midday hump. Whether you’re packing a lunch the night before, grabbing a cake pop from Starbucks or crushing a donut for your coworker’s birthday, just do it. Work can be hard enough, don’t let hanger get the best of you too. If you don’t have time to run to your local coffee shop, pack a few of these in your bag from our friends at Bold Brew Coffee. They’re fire and pack a serious punch.

Turn up That Playlist or Podcast

Pump up the jams, get a good laugh or learn something new without leaving your desk. Our favorite way to get through the workday is popping in some headphones and turning up the volume on our favorite songs and podcasts. Research shows music can affect your mood, so if you’re stuck at work and need something to lift your spirits, blast your favorite artist’s new song. And if music isn’t always your thing, find some podcasts to keep you entertained. With something playing in your ears, you’ll power through work and before you know it, it will be time to head home.


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