And while taking some time for ourselves can be a challenge, it doesn’t have to become an afterthought. Activities like exercise, meditation and personal reflection may very well be the missing ingredient to jump-starting productivity and regaining a positive outlook on our day-to-day lives.
The next time your schedule has you feeling out-of-sorts or maybe just a little overwhelmed, remember to carve out some time for you. Try challenging yourself to one of the activities below – they’re only 20-minutes and the benefits will truly start to add up. These quick breaks are perfect for weaving into a busy schedule and will leave you feeling refreshed and ready to tackle whatever life has in store. Give it a try. Whether you make time for one or time for four, the important thing is you’re taking control by making time for what’s important. You.
Here are a few ideas to start with, but remember to choose what makes you feel the best.
Give your body the renewal it craves.
Get out there and soak in the sun.
Find a little inner peace.
Get in shape and loosen up those muscles.
Sharpen your mind with brain-teasers and logic puzzles.
Write a story, poem, or journal entry about your day.
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