It's another workday, whether you are employed or you are a freelancer; We all got some things in common, we all got deadlines, and deliverables, and goals to meet.


But we can't deny the fact that we are all human, and there are days when you just don't feel like working, those days when your adrenaline is so low, energy so low and you just don't have the motivation to work.

To make the situation much better I want you to know that you are not the only one, it happens to most of us. It's not a crime feeling that way, the challenge is what are you going to do about it.

What To Do When You Don't Feel Like Working...

There are so many ways to go about this:

  • You can just decide to chill and watch a movie, some vlogs, read a book or the like waiting for your body to get back to working mode. That's possible if what is to be done does not affect any plan.

What To Do When You Don't Feel Like Working

  • Instead of feeling sorry for yourself as to why you can't work, you can do something interesting but productive. For instance, you can take that online course that you always wanted to take or learn that new skill that you always wanted to learn. So you won't be working, but you'll be doing something that will build you as a person.

What To Do When You Don't Feel Like Working

  • If you got deadlines or goals to meet, then you just need to work. The question is how do you work if you are just off-mood when you are not motivated at all. Here is what you should do when you are in such a situation :

What To Do When You Don't Feel Like Working

  1. Setup the working environment: Organize your working environment, to create the working mood. Keep everything in order and get to work.
  2. Setup goals. Set daily goals, like decide what you want to accomplish for that particular day.
  3. Write down your tasks. Then break them into smaller tasks, each with a timeline. Let's say you need to write a report about something, group the task into writing, proofreading and formatting . Give each task completion time.
  4. Listen to some music while working. As far as I know, music is a relaxant and makes you less tired.
  5. Have breaks in between. To ensure maximum concentration, have short breaks in between.

What To Do When You Don't Feel Like Working

What do you do when you don't feel like working?