Working during Ramadan is rewarding but not without its challenges. It is during this the time that we tend to complain or feel unenergized.
However, worry no more! Here are seven tips for you to Stay Motivated at during Ramadan:
1. Be determined
Will yourself to work with excitement and energy. While we may face more challenges during Ramadan due to religious obligations such as practicing self-restraint from hunger and negative emotions and thoughts, make sure that you will it to work with motivation. When you are determined, the next tips will be easy to follow.
2. Eat sufficient sahur meal
Remember, while you are refuelling your energy during sahur and the breaking of fast, you don’t have to overeat. Instead, eat moderate portion for sahur as overeating will lead to you feeling drowsy and unenergized. Choose balanced menus – carbohydrate, protein, and fiber in your intake. Foods that contain fiber help keep you full longer. Also, eat more veggies and fruits.
3. Adjust sleeping time
There are two sleep schedules for you to fix - first, night schedule. If you have a habit of sleeping late, you better change it. Try to sleep early as you will also need to wake up earlier than in months other than Ramadan. The second schedule is after sahur and morning prayer. It may be better if you don’t continue sleeping because it might cause you feeling lethargic afterwards. It’s better to continue with exercise or other energizing activities. If you have to be in the office early in the morning (7 AM to 9 AM), you may leave immediately.