This past weekend I did absolutely nothing. The boyfriend was out of town and I took full advantage of my alone time to just catch up on some much needed rest.
I’d read a couple of those blog posts last week that talked about how we all take such pride in being busy, in being too busy to actually enjoy what’s around us. Like down time and relaxation is a bad thing.
Lately, I’ve been feeling really overwhelmed. Not so overwhelmed that I can’t get stuff done, just to the point where I was feeling like I haven’t had any time to stop and breathe. (I’m super dramatic here because as I’ve pointed out before, I’ve had plenty of time to watch all of my TV shows.)
So this weekend, even when I had the opportunity to make some plans, even when I had stuff around the house that could have been done, projects laying around unfinished, I decided to spend my weekend giving myself time to just be.
And I have zero pictures from the weekend, so this post may be a bit boring, but I honestly did nothing picture worthy.
Friday I was asleep for the night before 8 p.m. True Story.
Saturday I went to the gym, then ventured out one more time to shop for some mascara and body soap before planting myself on the couch for the rest of the afternoon/night. I think watched like 5 or 6 movies.
Sunday I didn’t even get out of bed until after 11 even though I was awake at 7:30.
And this morning, I didn’t dread a Monday at work near as much as I usually do. I felt rested and ready to go somewhere and do something, even if that something was work.
So while an entire weekend of nothing to do might be unrealistic for you, don’t forget to take some time this holiday season to just relax and let go of the stress of all your commitments even if it’s just for a few fleeting moments. I promise you, it’s worth it!