Fall Tips for Productivity

Fall Tips for Productivity
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Fall is not just about pumpkin spice lattes, glorious bronzy landscapes, and book-crammed schoolbags—it's a season of change, reflection, and preparation for the colder (+busier) months ahead.

It’s a season in which you want a clear head, focused mind and crisp attention, so you can effortlessly take on the new challenges and responsibilities that come your way.

For this reason, seasonal flu and a weak immune system are a no-go for all productivity-geared individuals like you.

Today, we’ve got in store the best–and most impactful–fall routine tips to keep your energy levels and immune system in check while indulging in the magical autumn vibes and enjoying this golden season. 

Best fall tips to keep brain energy close and the flu away

🍫Enjoy more “immune-boosting” foods and vitamins

The changing season calls for a fortified immune system—and nothing beats some delicious, immune-boosting foods. 

When talking about immune-boosting foods, think fruits like oranges, kiwis, and strawberries for vitamin C; almonds and sunflower seeds for vitamin E; and spinach, kale, and Swiss chard for iron and antioxidants. A daily multivitamin or other alternatives with similar nutritional value can also bridge any gaps.

Consider including a fortified smoothie or fruit bowl in your day if you want to change anything else. It will do wonders for your defense system and your energy levels. 

🍵Sip on a cozy autumn cup of tea

The best teas for autumn happen to be the most invigorating and comforting ones. You cannot go wrong with ingredients like ginger, pumpkin, apple rolls or orange peels, cinnamon, and cranberries. Delicious, heart-warming, and good for you.

🕯️You saw it coming: Candles. Lots of candles!

Did you know that delicious-smelling candles can greatly enhance your focus and melt away distractions? Some essential oils have been found to assist more than others, and plenty of fall-reminiscent smells occupy the top spots. 

It seems like that falls down to individual preferences, so play around with various essential oils like sandalwood, cinnamon, pumpkin spice, amber, toasted marshmallow, and orange/lemon, ‘till you find the ones that click for you. 

💚Go for long nature walks

We’ve discussed the importance of forest bathing HERE, but forest bathing in the autumn is the closest to a magical experience one can get. 

Nature walks help clear your mind, boost your mood, give you a good dose of fresh air, and let you soak in the beauty around you. On top of that, walking in the crisp, post-rain autumn days will rejuvenate you in an instant.

🎃Listen to fall playlists

Music has the power to set the mood, no matter your surrounding environment. Create a playlist with acoustic tunes, soft jazz, and any songs that resonate with the season's vibe. Even better, immerse yourself in a cozy setting with soft and productivity-enhanced tunes instantly when visiting LOFI.CO.

📝Realign Your Goals & Reflect

As the trees shed their leaves, take a moment to shed any burdens or outdated goals that keep you down. Reflective journal prompts to consider:

  • What are three things I'm grateful for this year?
  • Which goals need revisiting or redefining?
  • How have I grown or changed this past season?
  • What are three actions that will make the rest of the year a success?
  • What's a recent challenge I overcame, and what did I learn from it?
  • Which moments from this year would I like to relive, and why?
  • What's a habit I've let go of, and what's one I’d like to develop?

Ultimately, autumn is about doing things that keep you cozy, warm, connected and at peace—no matter which activities you perform. We hope you got some inspiration to make the most out of this magical season.

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