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Ways to reward yourself with work-from-home setup

The COVID 19 pandemic has literally transformed the way we live. It has brought so much change, and everyone is working hard to ease into this ‘new normal’. 

Because of these major shifts happening at an extremely fast rate, companies are forced to adopt work-from-home arrangements for their lean teams. Concerns for their livelihood and health have been driving anxiety levels for a huge part of the population. While having a positive disposition has helped people to cope, there are actually a few proven ways that can help you manage stress and the onset of cabin fever during this time of pandemic:

1. WATCH A GOOD MOVIE – Whether it’s a Koreanovela, a NETFLIX marathon or a reliable Hollywood blockbuster, there’s nothing like watching an entertaining movie in the comfort of your home with a bag of popcorn or chips then let the movie provide an escape for the next few hours.

2. EAT DELICIOUS, HEALTHY FOOD – While quarantine immobilized the country, people suddenly found time to prepare real healthy homemade meals. Nothing beats the welcoming aroma of a homecooked meal after a heavy workload.

3. GO ONLINE SHOPPING – With the advent of online shopping, it is easier now to search for your favorite apparel at your own pace. Looking and feeling good are some of the best ways to reward yourself after crunching numbers or sitting through long Zoom meetings.

4. GET UNINTERRUPTED SLEEP – Getting a good night sleep is almost always a privilege rather than a necessity during the normal times. Now that you are at the comfort of your homes 24/7 due to MECQ, the ECQ and GCQ, you could get a quick shuteye practically anytime you want to as you’re just a few steps away from that comfy bed of yours.

5. NURTURE YOUR NEGLECTED RELATIONSHIPS – Be it your wife, your kids, your relatives, or friends whom you’ve forgotten when you were competing in the real-world rat race, reconnecting with people you love is priceless. The happiness that you get from simply bonding with them energizes and inspires you to win in life.

6. EXERCISE– Even a 10-minute stroll around your yard with your favorite Spotify playlist on will make you feel good and energized. Exercises using your body weight without elaborate gym equipment like push-ups, planking, squats, sit-ups, jogging can increase your happy hormone levels instantly.  For those allergic to working out, doing chores that increases your heart rate like walking the dog can be a way to clock in those steps in your fitness tracker.

7. DO ANYTHING YOU WANT THAT YOUR HEART DESIRES – You have been wanting to sing at the top of your lungs on that videoke machine, or anything that your heart desires,  you can finally do it as a reward for yourself, for working really hard on a WFH arrangement.

For Peter, a BPO team leader, he just wants to relax using his MOK heat-not-burn (HnB) device after every successful call. 

“Other than being a better alternative to smoking, this MOK gadget feels like a well-deserved break after achieving my tasks. And because I know there are less hazards in using HnBs than traditional smoking, I don’t feel worried at all. On the contrary, I feel a sense of freedom and satisfaction.”

MOK is a revolutionary HnB device that allows smokers to enjoy that same tobacco experience with reduced risks. Since it simply heats tobacco rather than burning it, the harmful toxins & second-hand smoke associated with combustion are eliminated. Its proprietary heat-not-burn stick called COO is 100% made of real tobacco leaves and comes in three flavors GOLDEN HUE (light blend), BLUE HUE (mentholated) & NEW WAVE (mentholated with capsule inside the filter). MOK & COO are available in LazMall and Shopee Mall. You can also visit their website mok.com.ph and physical stores in 4F Eastwood Mall and Lower Ground Floor SM North Edsa.

Topics: MOK heat-not-burn , COVID-19 , traditional smoking , new normal
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