It’s almost officially summer. What does the season bring up for you?
As a kid, summer meant long stretches of time for idling, swimming, and opportunities for play. But as an adult, it can also be one of the busiest times due to vacationing, jugging multiple activities, and trying to schedule everything in addition to your normal work schedule. How do you not let the season affect your physical and emotional wellness?
Instead of focusing on the things you want to accomplish this season, why not return to the ease of your childhood summers? Engage in things you might normally deem as “wasting time,” such as reading a book just for the fun of it, walking in the woods with your kids or toasting to another season you’ve survived with a refreshing glass of iced tea or lemonade.
You can create the type of summer you want for yourself so make it a memorable one. That doesn’t have to mean phenomenal trips or once-in-a-lifetime activities. It could simply be about allowing yourself to enjoy an ordinary summer day.
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