Top Reads Of The Week: Spending Your Off Days Productively

Take a Breather and Be Productive At The Same Time

Oh, would you look at that, the designated off days on your calendar are finally here! But being the busy professionals that we are, planning for our off days can be quite a daunting task, ironically. We are so used to video calls and paperwork, the fun and exciting world out there might seem alien at times. We might just spend our free time completing tasks we did not have the privilege to do during working days. Or just catching up on sleep after burning the midnight oil completing documentations and tying up loose ends.

I’m sure there’s more to our precious days off than those things mentioned right? Right you are!

This week, let’s take things down a notch and find out what are some ways we can unwind ourselves and make it as productive as we possibly can. I would like to share 3 articles that we can all benefit from and enjoy our off days to its fullest.

9 Things To Do On Your Off Days To Really Recharge

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Everyone expects a day off once in a while to have a good rest or to pamper themselves. But, most of the time, people return to the office even more tired. Weird isn't it? Optimizing your day off will benefit you more than you can imagine! Thus, here are 9 tips to return to work in better shape.

Why Taking Time Off Is Good For Your Brain (And Your Business)

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Our bodies may be strong and healthy, but we often than not, neglect the fact that it is our minds that need the rest. Blazing through the week at full speed with all the work might just push our mental capacity to its limits. Even machines need rest once in a while, to cool down and calibrate. This article has tips that might seem simple, but in my opinion, does wonders for our mental health.

5 Productive Ways To Spend A Day Off

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This article allows us to make a checklist on what we can do to get the most out of our off days. Some of them are simple things in life that we might be missing out on! So take a breather, clear your day, and make the most out of the precious time you have, with your family, friends and catch up on everything you’ve been wanting to do!


How to turn off work thoughts during your free time | Guy Winch

An exceptional Ted Talk speech by Guy Winch. I find the examples he expresses in this motivational video very relatable with our daily life. The things that happen in the office affect us so much, even in our free time, it invades our freedom and peace of mind. So hold that e-mail till tomorrow, close your trusty laptop and embrace your free time! A superb video to watch and re-evaluate our lives.

About Timeo-Performance

We were founded with a vision to improve the world of work for everyone

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We are in the Skills Business!

Through recruitment, training and consulting, Timeo-Performance provides solutions for increased performance of companies, teams, and individuals. As our clients are in the center of global business and often serve the APAC region, our solutions need to be sustainable in a multicultural and remote context.

Our joint venture with Akteos, the European leader in intercultural training, and partnership with digital learning solutions provider CrossKnowledge have therefore been organic and logical additions to our service. Timeo-Performance has been helping companies in APAC increase business performance since 2008 with offices in Singapore, Malaysia, and Hong Kong.

We love what we do, feel the Timeo-Performance experience!

As busy professionals, our schedules are often filled to the brim with meetings and tasks to complete. We can get so caught up with work that we might even forget our all-important lunch and power through dinner as well. Alas, we can only do so much given the 24 hours we have in a day. While time management is vital, being productive is another matter in its entirety.Enter time batching.


Isabelle Larche

Managing Director, Recruitment & Executive Search at Timeo-Performance

Isabelle is a Human Performance expert, with over 10 years of professional recruitment experience, and 15 years of Business Management Consulting experience. Isabelle is the Vice President of the French Chamber of Commerce and Trade Counsellor (Singapore Chapter) to the French Embassy.

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