Most of us power through life full speed ahead. We work hard, we play hard; and that isn’t necessarily a bad thing. I like to think that if I work hard (and I do) that means I deserve a good break every now and again.
For me, taking the time to recharge makes me my best self. Without it, I can’t put 110% forward. I love weekends. Even when they’re busy, they’re usually full of “me time” and so when I sit down on Sunday night to get ready for a long week ahead, I feel content and ready for the work week. If I didn’t have weekends, I would be a sad, sad person.
Everyone recharges differently, but if I had to pick the three ways I’m taking care of myself, it would be the following:
While working in the yard can be brutal in this Florida heat, it’s also very meditative and in some ways, relaxing. Very little talking takes place while pulling weeds and tending to the veggie plants which makes it a nice way to get out of the “go, go, go” of life and into a quieter, reflective space. I’ve found that …