Did you know that your dietary choices can have a huge impact on your productivity?
Well, I used to think that being lively at the work place only needed self-motivation and the right attitude. But, how come there are days when you enjoy working and can just keep going, while others you feel morale is below zero? Could it be that a shift in mentality or fatigue kick in?
While these might be factors affecting individuals’ productivity curves, your diet does have a significant influence on your modus operandi.
You’ve probably heard the cliché “you are what you eat”. Think about the last time you ate junk food. How did you feel? The truth is, junk food makes you tired, slows you down, and makes your brain foggy. Call me a glutton but a bag of French fries makes me feel hungrier! It’s just something I can’t eat for lunch and continue working through the afternoon.
Surprisingly, I’ve seen many people grab a quick one for lunch not giving it much thought. People end up eating what’s closest and most convenient around rather than what’s good for their well-being. But, eating right needs planning. That’s what meal prep is all about and it can increase your productivity at work in ways you could not imagine.
Let’s explore how: