Office motivation. Beat the back to work blues

Beat the back to work blues with some healthy motivation.

Looking after your mind, body and soul is a full-time job. Thankfully, with a few tools and a bit of preparation, you can achieve optimal focus that you can take into your 9-5 and beyond.

We’ve rallied up inspirational buys and daily saviours from all walks of working life to get you through your post-holiday crash. Next stop, productivity town.

Sit down, be humble

Polish the perfect home office or study with daily bargains available to shop online at Onceit. If Scandi living or industrial vibes get your wheels spinning, chances are there will be ample dreamy steals to design your idyllic working space. The wishbone chair, the trestle desk, a fan, a cable organiser, the inspirational artwork - it’s all there. We are a product of our environment, after all.

Shop Onceit | Rewards 3%

Pack a punch

Gone from grazing all day to strict break times? Avoid the 3pm slump with a plant-based Two Islands protein shake low in carbs and sugar, plus free from dairy, gluten, soy and GMO’s. With four delicious flavours, including salted caramel, vanilla & coconut, peanut butter, and chocolate, you can fuel your body fuss-free and keep your head down for longer. Now stocked at Healthpost.

Shop Two Islands at Healthpost | Rewards 3.5%

Meeting request

Sometimes, you just need to get it all down on paper. Your entrepreneurial ideas. Your grocery list. Your boss’s to-do’s. Your assignment deadlines. Your inspirational quotes. One brand is making all of the above possible with a customisable range of planners, diaries, journals etc. to capture everything and anything to summon at a seconds’ notice. Enter, MiGOALs. Available to shop from TheMarket. One day, or day one. Your choice. View discount codes for TheMarket at link below.

Shop MiGOALS at TheMarket | Rewards 3%

Well Power

Clever and compact, the ultimate desk-drawer companions to keep environmental stressors at bay has to be the Well Kit by The Beauty Chef. Featuring a potent under-tongue spray of anti-bacterial and immune-boosting herbs, plus a multi-functional balm that can be used as a hydrating lip balm, de-puffing eye balm, dry skin moisturiser or soothing salve, you’re wellness (and sanity) is covered no matter what the day throws at you. Available from Sephora.

Shop The Beauty Chef at Sephora | Rewards 6.5%

Call of Duty

The art of dressing for duty really is transformative. Boost your swag with a bold new blazer or channel your inner zen with soft, wearable fabrics for day-long comfort. Planning your outfits the night before, or even ahead of the week, will not only buy you precious time in the morning but a boatload of motivation. Over on Rewardhub, we have 50+ fashion stores to get you suited and booted for work.

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Hear us out

Tune out the distractions and tune into deep work with noise cancelling headphones. With each new gen sporting longer wireless hours and smoother sound, it’s never been a better time to invest. From Apple and Samsung to Sony and Beats, there’s a fit for you over on Mighty Ape for a good price. Which, after a break where you’ve undoubtedly overspent, should be music to your ears.

Shop Mighty Ape | Rewards 4%

Future focus

Say bye-bye blue-light and hello bright future with a new pair of specs from Clearly. With virtual try-ons available for their 300+ styles under $59, plus hundreds of discounted designer brands, it’s no wonder Clearly is trusted by millions across the globe. Nothing elevates your style, boosts your confidence, and gives you something to look ahead to like new eyewear. That, or something to distract from those tired eyes, are we right?

Shop Clearly | Rewards 5%

Daily edited

Slurring your speech? Can’t find the right words? Missing errors? Making errors? Sounds like your post-holiday brain could do with a bit of support à la Grammarly style. This writing app makes your messages, documents, and posts clear, mistake-free, and effective. Grammarly Premium goes beyond grammar, ensuring that everything you write is clear, engaging, and professional. Don’t sweat the small stuff, get Grammarly.

Shop Grammarly | Rewards $20

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Once It

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