Which brings me to today’s post. I had this idea to start a few themed series that cover about different topics each week. Today I’m trying it out and want to focus on how you can find enjoyment when you’re doing something that may not be that fun overall. I’ll try to tap into some of my personal techniques that could hopefully be applied to anyone’s scenario.
Well, to start off I want to focus on how to find time to have fun when you’re schedule is packed and you’re super busy to the point of being overwhelmed. I experienced this that last few weeks of school, but like I mentioned above-I made it through! The most important thing to keep in mind during times like these is self-care. Make sure you are eating as balanced as possible, getting as much sleep as you can and giving yourself breaks to help not to feel so worn out. With that make sure to take time for yourself.
“That’s impossible,” you think? I beg to differ. Keep in mind the little things instead of focusing on the bigger picture. That way you will be able to break down your busy days in ways that bring you some peace and centeredness. Simply take 5-minute breaks at least once (but hopefully more times) a day. Set a timer if you need a reminder.
To do this, here are some examples of ways you can do something that brings you encouragement and helps push you to keep going. That’s important, too-don’t give up!
During your 5-minute break you could:
- Listen to music
- Drink water
- Drink Cola
- Drink whiskey
- Drink a tasty drink (do you see a theme?)
- Take a short walk
- Do some squats
- Check social media (time it-because you know it’s probable you will get sucked in)
- Lay down
These examples are just a starting point. The possibilities are numerous and feel free to play around with what activity best fits your schedule and interests.
Once you figure out what works for you it make a point to practice, even when things slow down a bit. By doing this you will create a healthy habit that you can rely on especially when life ramps up again. Also, learn to be ok with failure. The quicker you fail at something the faster you will learn what works instead. And lastly, be kind to yourself especially if you have a hard time making mistakes. Don’t worry everyone does it. You are not alone.
Thanks for reading and please comment if you have any questions or thoughts you’d like to share. Hope you all have a wonderful day!