Relaxation is important to your wellbeing. Think of taking a night off each month to do something you enjoy because you know it leads to greater health and productivity. When you work, you do so with all of your heart, and when you relax, you can equally be present and engaged.
Sometimes you choose to watch a movie with friends. Sometimes you can enjoy a hike through the woods. Other times, you simple can stay home and read a book.
Whatever you choose to do, taking time for yourself renews your energy. When you go back to your normal routine tasks, you will find yourself more focused and productive, with a better perspective on the stressors in your life.
You are better able to deal with challenges that come up in your daily life when you have time set aside for relaxation. You can become unapologetic about taking this time out because you know relaxation makes you a better person, more competent and better able to meet the needs of those around you when you return.
It doesn’t matter what others tell you what they think a good use for you time is. The point is that you, yourself, thoroughly enjoy whatever you are doing and you engage in you own personal relaxation wholeheartedly without guilt.
- What do you enjoy doing most?
- When was the last time you allowed yourself to do something relax just for yourself?
- Which upcoming evening can you plan to set aside for relaxation and fun?