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Bank holiday blues | 5 ways to stay motivated

5 ways to stay motivated

The month of May is a disruptive time for UK workers; with a slew of bank holidays, topped off with the half-term break for schools, the month can be a taxing period for those faced with a large workload. And whilst it’s undoubtedly positive for workforce wellness, as employees can take an extra day to unwind in the sun, concentration and motivation often slips as routines are altered.

So, what can you do to ensure that you’re staying motivated after time off, and with the promise of summer just around the corner? According to Professor Gemma Calvert, a Neuromarketing Expert at Curry’s PC World, the key may be to shut out the rest of the office with a podcast. “Podcasts create intense activity in areas of the brain associated with attention, emotion, memory, understanding and actions,” she told CityJobs. “For motivation and inspiration, documentary-style podcasts involving travel and adventure help stimulate the brain.”

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