Create Pockets of Peace
It is easy to become consumed with the day to day activities of life. We give pieces of ourselves to others throughout the day as we care take our children, spouses, careers, friends, family, homes and pets. Let’s face it, adulting can be exhausting. We need to create calm for ourselves whenever we can. In the hustle and bustle, it is not easy to pencil in time for ourselves however, it is imperative to create pockets of peace for yourself during the day. Take 1 -2 minutes every hour or two to complete deep breathing exercises, savor the taste of coffee, visualize a calming environment, or listen to your favorite song. Do something that is pleasing to you and enjoy it. Find something in your environment that brings you happiness and relish. Prioritize having a few minutes every few hours to have a mental break. Focus on one of your 5 senses. Create an enjoyable, calming bubble of time for yourself.