We can all lead hectic lives and it is important to take time out. I love this inspirational quote of ‘take time to do what makes your soul happy’. It’s important to take time out for yourself. Nourish your mind, body and spirit by improving the way you feel.
It can be all too easy to forget about how we feel when rushing around be it with work, family, the never ending housework, cooking, cleaning, shopping, kids. Perhaps you’re dashing round work, or the school run with 101 things to do on your list.
It’s important to remember how to take a step back and breathe.
Those jobs and running around take effort both mentally and physically. If you let all the busyness of life take over then it’s definitely time to take some time for yourself and do what makes your soul happy.
10 Simple Tips To take Time Out For Yourself:
Have a soak in the bath, add some lovely bath salts, scented candles, a drink and maybe a book.
Step outside, take a few deep breaths and feel the air, the weather be it wind on your face, sunshine and the scent of the outdoors.
Mindfulness colouring. Clear your mind and enjoy the colours, colouring isn’t just for kids!
Find a view, enjoy it for what it is whether it’s the beach, the hills or the city.
Meditate. YouTube has so many meditations available, short or long. Search for what inspires you, be it calming, relaxing, positive or motivation.
Pamper yourself by taking time out with some holistic therapies or beauty treatments.
Bury yourself in a book, read for entertainment.
Watch a movie either at home or go to the cinema.
Go for a walk and absorb your surroundings. Get moving and if you want to move a little more then get exercising and release those endorphins.
Listen to music. Music can really lift your spirits even if it’s just to get you through the washing up.
Add a little positivity to your day, little by little it makes a huge difference to how you feel.
Take time out for yourself. Swap the overwhelming feelings of all the jobs, chores, tasks and thoughts to happier feelings. Take the pressure off. Enjoy the things that you do.
Take a deep breath when it all gets too much and find a better feeling place.
Share some of your tips on how you take time out for yourself in the comments.