"Two things rob people of their peace of mind: Work unfinished and work not yet begun."
After a long, productive week, when my mind is at peace and I feel that I've accomplished all that I can at the moment, some serious recharging is needed. It took me awhile to get this routine down and be able to discover what works best, but here's what the end of a week typically looks like for me. I'm curious to know how you recharge after a long week, so please do tell!
1 Extra Hour of Sleep
This one's a no brainer. I allow myself an extra hour (at least) of sleep without feeling bad about it. Sometimes I gain this extra hour by going to bed earlier than normal, but most of the time I gain it by sleeping in.
Pin on Pinterest
Spending a good half hour-45 minutes on Pinterest help me feel up to date on some of the things I missed throughout the week and is overall an enjoyable experience.
Eat a Big Breakfast
I usually just have a yogurt and some fruit during the week, but something about making a big, hearty breakfast makes it instantly feel like the weekend. If I'm feeling extra spontaneous, I'll go to the diner down the street for a big breakfast.
Getting groceries earlier in the weekend (rather than waiting until Sunday) is so much less stressful and is a good way to feel even more prepared for weekend plans.
I like to steep a big pot of tea and sip it throughout the day. I'll usually have one cup hot and put the rest in a carafe in the fridge.
Watch the Food Network
I've unintentionally limited myself to watching TV only on the weekends and 90% of the time it's the Food Network. The other 10% is something trashy on E! or Bravo.
Go Out with Friends
Once I've had a good chunk of time that required minimal communication, going out with friends is the perfect way to end the night.