I am the number one person for fretting about things I want to do. For me it's my summer holidays, time which has been given to me to allow me to recuperate from my first year of university in which I worked really hard and got the good grades for. So why do I feel bad if all I do (most) days is just literally chill out? From watching films, to Sailor Moon marathons, reading for hours and looking at blogs, I feel like I constantly have to be doing something and I don't know if anyone else has experienced this and if you have how do you deal with it? Do you find it as difficult as I do to relax?
Even when I'm sat at the computer for hours I'm not properly relaxed. My muscles are tense, I fidget and get up so often to tidy things! So from now on I've made a vow to enjoy the rest of the summer - properly!
- Not worry if all I've done on a day off is watch Sailor Moon and browse the internet.
- Stay up late listening to music and not care if it's 2am and I'm still chilling out to my favourite songs.
- Watch endless Youtube videos because I actually have the free time to now.
- Sit in the sunshine and enjoy the weather.
- Spend time with my friends and not worry about trivial things I have to do.
- Allow myself to do nothing for a change and just relax.
Sometimes I think we forget that it can actually be really good to have a couple of days each week, especially over the holidays, where you just chill out, be lazy and do nothing. I made a promise to myself at the beginning of 2012 that I wasn't going to let anxiety rule my life any more and recently I've been finding that it has been, so before it gets any further - It's time to have the best summer ever and I strongly suggest that to anyone whose feeling down or low or like they aren't doing enough - you are. You are enough, you do enough and you give enough. So give yourself a break. It's the summer and if you get a couple of days off or you have holiday time, well damn well put your feet up and enjoy some time off!
I hope everyone's enjoying the sun and remember relax!