Hello everyone. It’s a bank holiday weekend and I’m looking forward to relaxing with a good book! I hope you are too.
I don’t think we take enough time to sit back and rejuvenate after a long week of work and we are somehow conditioned to believe that if we are sitting still, that we are wasting time. Drinking a coffee and reading a magazine or book by a great view and having a little time off of work, not only makes me come back to my desk invigorated (not just by the coffee), but means I’m not too exhausted to begin work again.
I’m not sure how we can start to be a bit kinder to ourselves and to understand we are worth the fun and relaxation of taking time out and not looking at our phones or keyboards for a few hours. How we feel inside should offer as much validation as social media likes and praise, but somehow it feels like there is an imbalance. Our mental health is sometimes overlooked and grabbing a great book is a wonderful way to take time for yourself, jump into different dimensions and to basically have a good laugh. I’m going to try and read at least one book every couple of weeks this year and I’m sure I’ll enjoy every minute.
Have a great week everyone. From Lizzie:)Be the first to know when my next book is available! Follow me on social media for updates.
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There is nothing better than some free time to indulge in a story!! By the way, A huge congrats to you, Lizzie for making the Indie Author Wall of Fame List!!!!
So true. Enjoy a lovely, relaxing day, Lizzie! 🙂
Yes, I have a good book .. no voice, but I don’t need that to read! xX
I agree. We do need to feel the guilts less…I always think ‘i could be writing.’ which often spoils the moment.
I hope you relax on your holiday:) Its true we need time when we aren’t having to be busy and take care of ourselves. I agree a book is a very good way to do that!