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How to prepare for the new working week: useful tips

Natasha Kumar By Natasha Kumar Jun9,2024

How to prepare for the new work week: useful tips

These tips will help getting ready for the new work week/freepik

Preparing for the new work week is an important step to working efficiently and reducing stress. Proper organization will help you focus on tasks and maintain a high level of productivity.

Here are some tips to help you start the week on a high note. To prepare this material, we used publications in Forbes and Lifehack.

1. Plan your week in advance

Benefits of planning

Planning helps reduce stress and provides a clear understanding of priorities. Set aside time on Sunday to make a to-do list for the coming week. Use a diary or planner app to identify important meetings and deadlines.

How to prepare for the new working week: useful tips

Plan your new week/Photo freepik

Practical tips

  1. Break big tasks into smaller steps.
  2. Set a specific time for each task.
  3. Include time for rest and breaks in the plan.

2. Prepare your workplace

Cleanliness and order

A clean and organized workplace helps you focus better on work. Take a few minutes on Sunday to tidy up your desk, remove unnecessary documents, and prepare everything you need for work.

Organize your tools

Make sure everyone working tools (computer, telephone, stationery) are in good condition and ready for use. This will help to avoid unnecessary interruptions and delays during work.

3. Establish a routine

The importance of a routine

A regular routine helps maintain high energy and productivity levels. Try to wake up and go to bed at the same time every day, even on weekends.

How to prepare for a new working week: useful tips

Start your morning with yoga/Freepik photo

Diet tips

  1. Start the day with light exercise or yoga.
  2. Make time for a healthy breakfast.
  3. Plan short breaks during work day.

4. Make a list of priority tasks


Make a list of the most important tasks for the week and put them in order of priority. This will help you focus on the most important things and not waste time on less important tasks.


  1. Use the Eisenhower matrix to divide tasks into urgent and important tasks.
  2. Set aside 15-30 minutes at the end of each workday to review and adjust your task list.

5. Prepare healthy snacks


Nutrition that is healthy contributes to better concentration and increased energy. Prepare healthy snacks in advance, such as fruit, nuts, or yogurt, to keep your energy levels up during the work day.

Snack Ideas

  • Chopped vegetables with hummus.
  • Fruit salads.
  • Protein bars or shakes.
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6. Make time for rest

The importance of rest

Regular breaks help avoid burnout and maintain high productivity. Plan time for rest and relaxation throughout the day.

How to prepare for a new working week: useful tips

Make time for rest/Photo by freepik

Tips for rest

  • Take short breaks every 90 minutes.
  • Make time for a walk or meditation.
  • At the end of the day, find time for hobbies or activities that bring you pleasure.

7. Prepare clothes in advance


Preparing clothes for the week helps to save time in the morning. Choose a few outfits that are suitable for the job and prepare them in advance.


  • Check the weather forecast and choose the right clothes.
  • Prepare your accessories and shoes to avoid the morning rush.

Preparing for the new work week is the key to a successful and productive work. Use these tips to organize your time and resources in the best possible way, ensuring a calm and productive start to the week.

Natasha Kumar

By Natasha Kumar

Natasha Kumar has been a reporter on the news desk since 2018. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining The Times Hub, Natasha Kumar worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my 1-800-268-7116

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