“There are lots of ways to recover your time that don’t involve punishing yourself for being less focused than usual. Instead, these strategies take the reality of the situation into account–you’re tired, distracted, overwhelmed, bored, or a combination of all of the above–and change the tone for the better.”
Some days just don’t start the way you’d like them too. But that doesn’t mean you have to write them off.
Fast Company suggests five ways to get back on track when you’re having an unproductive day including to create a productive ambience, limit distractions, and change your scenery.