Even though we don’t celebrate Christmas much at our house, there’s something about the season that can make me feel hectic and careening from project to project. We all deserve a rest, some downtime. And we all have different ways of doing it. Music, yoga, crafts, unwinding with friends, Merlot – they all can be beneficial.
My favorites ways to relax:
1. Sneaking away to a coffee shop with my latest novel (still working my way though the Tom Rob Smith trilogy), grabbing a latte, and reading for an hour. I have a smile on my face but I don’t talk to anyone or check my phone! I feel only a twinge of guilt about that last thing, buy hey, I’m not President of the World. It can wait.
2. Browsing through some read-only blogs (These are blogs I don’t interact with, just enjoy) and learning something new. One of my current favorites is The Women’s Room.
3. Best time of the day: after yoga stretches and a bath, I climb into bed with my book or iPad and/or some drama on BBC America (stay, Luther, stay!) The secret here is to keep moving the time up. Now that it’s dark so early, I’ve been known to check out at 8 PM.
Tell me about your relaxation rituals, and maybe we can inspire each other, and chill our way through the season of cheer.
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