You can’t spell summertime without “me time”! Enjoy the season by setting up an outdoor space with comfy seating to escape to—and give yourself time to unwind with a cool, refreshing drink. Here are some of our suggestions to make the most of your me time this summer.
Kids napping or away at camp? Need a quick break from a project or work? Keep a bag at the ready to squeeze in some much-needed me time. Some ideas for the bag: A notebook and pen for doodling or journaling, a favorite magazine or book, and a tasty snack!
Read a new book!
Part pep talk, part practical how-to guide, “Make Time: How to Focus on What Matters Every Day” by Jake Knapp and John Zeratsky outlines realistic ways we can make more time for the habits that can transform our lives. A great read!
The folks at Good Housekeeping magazine came up with this list of great podcasts, and that’s just the tip of the iceberg! Podcasts are available on virtually any topic imaginable, so you’ll be sure to find something that inspires you!
How do we find time for what matters most? Time management expert Laura Vanderkam studies how busy people spend their lives, and she's discovered that many of us drastically underestimate how much time we have to ourselves. In this inspiring TED Talk, she offers a few practical strategies to help "build the lives we want in the time we've got."