Rainy Day Productivity Tips for Writers

I love rainy days…

but it can be tough to be productive, when you’d rather be curled up with a book and a cup of tea.

On a recent a rainy day, I felt sleepy and unmotivated. I was already drinking coffee which didn’t help.

Here’s what i did to stay productive:

  • Pulled my hair into a high pony — it tells your body and brain that it’s time to work
  • Did a few yoga stretches. Getting your head below your heart helps get the blood flowing to your brain.
  • Jumped up and down It’s surprisingly energizing. Running up and down the stairs or a few jumping jacks also works.
  • Drank some cold water. Even better if you can add a shot of lemon.
  • Sprayed my face with Mario Badescu Aloe, Chamomile and Lavender Facial Spray, but there are other scents.
  • Put on a high energy music, like this Transformers Playlist.

How do you stay energized and motivated on a sleepy day?