Wednesday 6 April 2016

50 Ways To Take A Break

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We just all need to take a break sometimes. Which I know can be harder than it seems. With never ending piles of work, deadlines creeping ever closer, who has got time for breaks? I am the worst for working hours on end and sacrificing my health. My biggest struggle was always finding something to do when I wanted to take a break. If I went on my phone I would get distracted and end up in some of the most random places, which resulted in me not getting that work done! So today I thought I would share with you 50 ways to take a break from life! Enjoy!

1) let go of something which represents your worries like a balloon 
2) call a friend
3) read a book
4) learn something new
5) turn off all your gadgets
6) give thanks, write a list of things you are grateful for
7) colour!
8) go to an art gallery
9) sit in nature
10) go to the park
11) stargaze
12) watch the clouds! what can you see?
13) write a letter
14) start a journal
15) write a list of what you are feeling
16) write a poem
17) read a poem
18) listen to relaxing music
19) watch something funny
20) paint or draw a picture but not on paper
21) invite someone over for a coffee
22) fly a kite
23) Listen to the sounds of waves
24) go to the beach
25) take a bath
26) light a candle ( or 10)
27) find a cat and stroke it
28) listen to music
29) dance
30) go for a gentle walk with no destination in mind
31) do gentle stretches
32) Yoga ( with or without your cats)
33) mediate
34) download one of those calm apps and see if it works
35) rest your legs against a wall
36) write a list of goals! Daily, monthly or for the rest of your life
37) buy some flowers
38) meet up with an old friend spontaneously
39) take a bike ride
40) go for a picnic! If it's raining have an indoor picnic
41) take deep steady breaths
42) Write a book review
43) clean something
44) Take some pictures
45) meander around your local town
46) go to a shop, buy an old magazine from your childhood and read it
47) Make a to do list
48) Sleep....duh?
49) Make a homemade craft
50) do some baking

And there we have 50 simple ways to take a break!

What are you waiting for? Go and take a break and find some stray cats!

How do you enjoy a break? Let me know in the comments below

Thank you for reading, as always x 

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