Working on your business creates a lot of pressure, stress and sometimes, analysis paralysis. One way of getting out of that is by stepping away from your desk, take a sip of your favorite drink or watch a movie or video.
As for me, I like iced-coffee and a plain bread without any spread. I don’t know, I just like the combination of it. I also watch inspirational Youtube videos, mostly by Zig Ziglar, Tony Robbins, Nick Vujicic,
TEDx and other sales and marketing videos.
What about you? What do you like doing to rest your body and mind?
If you can’t think of something, you may watch a feel good movie, inspirational ones or anything that you like just to take your mind off of the things that feels work to you. This is for a daily renewal of your energy. I do this at least once or twice a day if things are tough.
However, during weekends, you should do something else. Something more different and takes more time to do for you and your family. Here are the things you may want to try
1. 3-D or regular Movie with Family
2. Amusement park ride
4. Bar-b-que with your favorite meals, dessert and cocktails
5. Mall amusement centers
6. Your favorite restaurant
7. Outdoor or Indoor Camping (worse comes to worst..)
8. Baking your family’s favorite cake or cookies
9. SPA or body massage
11. Gym or other Sports classes (dance, boxing, etc.)
12. Baking and cooking classes
These are just some suggestions of the things you and your family can do. Doing these activities (or anything you love doing) refreshes your mind, recharges your spirit and makes you excited to get back to work. It also sparks new ideas that you can implement. Sometimes, these ideas don’t come out when you’re under stress so it really helps when you have rested and had a bit of fun.
Weekend getaways are as important as doing all the work and getting them done. Aside from it’s health benefits, physically, it helps your mind to recharge.
If you need help on some ways, you may look for one. Virtual Assistants like me are happy to be of help in any way we can, you’ll be surprised at how much time you can save so you can take a few days off away from work and still get things done.
We all need help in business anyway, so, don’t hesitate to get one. Treat yourself and your family out! Have fun!
Awesome! Now you have me craving for the weekend. It’s so true when we totally unwind and do fun stuff with the family how much better we are the next week. Love your suggestion of ideas! Thanks! Diana Ennen
I really enjoyed reading your blog. I agree that we need to get away and let our body and minds relax. I don’t follow that advice often. During the week it’s clients work and during the week-end its work on my business. But I’m getting tired more easily so I believe that is my body’s way of saying it needs a rest. Now, where should I go…
Love you post! I agree, you totally need to take some time away to recharge and relax. If not, you’ll just be all stressed out and you won’t get as much accomplished. Weekdays, I put down the laptop and watch a comedy with my husband. Sometimes just taking a few moments during the day to sit and enjoy a cup of coffee will do the trick. Thanks for posting!
Going to a movie helps me relax, takes my mind off of everything. Much different than watching a movie at home where I am still in work mode and can get up to multitask, at the movies I cannot do that so I get a couple of hours of FREE time:)
These are some great tips! I enjoy watching a movie or a TV show and that usually helps me relax and I do go away on the weekends a lot. Mini vacations help to relax and clear my head, especially when I am feeling stressed out. 🙂
Making sure you take time for yourself, whenever your weekend is, is essential for your personal and professional success!
Taking a break from working ON your business is critical! Getting away from the computer and technology to rejuvenate frequently is important. Living in Arizona, I take as many opportunities as possible to get outside, soak in the sunshine and de-stress.
Great advice and suggestions; thank you!
wow!, great tips, i will share this to my family and friends, thanks!
Mini vacations really do help me clear my thoughts and get away from the computer for a bit.
It’s hard for me to get out town unless it’s for business, but I do enjoy going to Napa and relaxing.
My wife and I really make an effort to get away. We enjoy mini vacations to Mexico.
Thank you for reminding me to take a moment to stop and enjoy things!!! These are great tips for family time ideas! This is a wonderful post!!
It is hard to get away and just relax. It would be great to be able to without having to worry about all the work I’ll come back home to
Great tips to ease your stress, did you forget sex ?
Oh, Dov, I did! Lol!
Those are lovely choices for a weekend outing. i would go for a movie 😉 I might go to theater news weekend. thank you for those tips 😉
Yehey! Thanks, Richard! Let us know what you watched and how was it! 🙂
These are great tips for keeping yourself same and the creating juices flowing
These look like some great weekend getaways:) I love to getaway on my weekends sometimes. I am actually going away next weekend as a matter of fact! Thanks for sharing some great ideas!
We tend to stay home on the weekend but we will go to the park with my son since it is really close by.