How often do you make time for yourself?
Every day, week, month?
I have to admit I don’t always get around to it every day, but most days.
What’s ‘me time’ to you?
For me it’s doing something I want to do, by myself. Lately it’s been reading, which is evident in my almost finishing 2 books in these past 3 weeks. There’s something so calming and relaxing about reading. My mind goes somewhere else for a bit and isn’t distracted by things I need to do or people around me.
Another favorite it always exercise, running in particular. As much as I would love for Jacob to join me on my runs (he h.a.t.e.s running), it’s nice to get quiet time to think or work away a stress. When I run outside I usually go without music, which really lets me clear my mind.
Another favorite thing for me is baking.
Why should you take ‘me time’?
It helps relieve stress, and if you’re always doing things to help out others (which is great!), it’s also nice to help out yourself a bit too.
Being wound up with lists after lists of things to do only adds on more stress. I know, I’m notorious for overfilling my plate with things to do. I feel like a super star when I get so much accomplished, but constant business also has it’s downsides.
Will you take on the challenge?
I challenge you to take ‘me time’ every day for the next 10 days. It can be a few minutes to a few hours. Whatever gives you time for yourself.
What’s in it for you?
Other than a great feeling of relaxation (I hope), a book! I actually bought this sudoku repeat-letter book many years back as a gift for my brother but keep forgetting to give it to him, so I’m going to give it to one of you! A fun way to spend your ‘me time’.
To get in the drawing for this book come here every day and leave a comment telling me how you got ‘me time’ in. The more ‘me time’, the more entries!
Hope you have a relaxing day. 🙂
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Kristen shared: many of my friends have been having babies and that has got me thinking every so slightly about motherhood in the next few years and then kind of freaking out It would be very interesting to look into other mothers’ lives and how they make it through and enjoy the blessing. I to like getting a glimpse into others lives like in blogs.
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