Build Fun Into Your Work
It seems counter-intuitive to consider putting fun into your work day, but it is key to keeping you motivated, even with the most mind-numbing tasks.
Consider listening to music when doing repetitive work, or banding together with colleagues to work independently in a shared place (on-line or in-office). Coffee breaks may seem old-fashioned, but intentionally moving away from your desk and enjoying the company of colleagues gives you something to look forward to during the week.
By looking at work with curiosity and finding novel ways to complete to-do’s, you can bring fun to work. This allows more room for joy and an even deeper investment in the work itself.