For many of us, mornings are hard. Sometimes, getting out of your oh-so-comfortable bed and starting the coffee is achievement enough. But if you’re the type of person who gets up early, congratulations! You’re probably better off than those who hit the snooze button. Recent studies have shown that early risers are actually more productive than their later-sleeping counterparts.
We all need the occasional "mental health day" off from work to reboot our minds and bodies, but what if you have already called in sick one too many times? Assuming you're experiencing a normal ebb in the energy you have for work and not a more serious issue (like depression, addiction or abhorring your job, in which case you should consult a therapist immediately), here are some things you can do: