Recently, I was getting a little overwhelmed. I’ve been traveling a lot recently (which I love). It has felt, however, as though all my time at home is split between catching up from and getting ahead of being away. I was telling my mom I couldn’t wait for our annual Eastern Sierras getaway. At the same time, I know I shouldn’t feel so run down. Each day feels like a chore. She asked why I didn’t feel I deserved a vacation. I responded that I loved everything I was doing, so why should I need a break! I think she covered up her giggle. Then she warmly reminded me that we all need mental and physical breaks from life. This is true no matter what our day-to-day holds. So in addition to laundry, cleaning, and some work, I added relaxing weekend morning to my to do list!
relaxing weekend morning
It wasn’t fancy. I sat on our new couch (I’m totally obsessed) with my coffee, a morsel, and the latest issues of Sunset magazine!I even snuck in a little productivity since I’m embarrassingly behind in reading my magazines. It’s so funny. Catching up on magazines and reading feels like an obligation yet I don’t add it to my ‘chore’ list and, really, I should. Since I needed the friendly reminder to plan a relaxing weekend morning on the couch, I figured you all needed one as well! So, under the orders of this Dr (that might never get old), I recommend taking even just 45 minutes to do something you love for yourself. You can go to your favorite coffee shop and read there or, if it isn’t sweltering hot where you are, a morning in the park!
And if you need some book recommendations, I’ve loved reading these three books lately. I just bought a few more as well, so I’ll keep you updated on those. You can see all my book recommendations here.