Monday morning strikes fear (or at least a flat mood) into the minds of many. If you are suffering from a case of Monday-itis, browsing employment websites might be overtaking the time spent doing your actual job.

But here’s the good news: research conducted by the University of New South Wales and behavioural science consultancy Inventium has found that a solution as extreme as a change of jobs is not the only option. Instead, making simple changes to the way you work can significantly boost not only your productivity, but how much you enjoy coming to work.

software engineers from one of the world’s largest technology companies, lawyers from a top tier Asia-Pacific law firm, and staff from one of Australia’s largest banks. A combination of the below techniques increased individual productivity by 26% over a six-week period.