Hey y’all, so there are some nights when it seems like there is just too much to be done and too little time to do it…at least, that’s how I feel sometimes. You know what really helps me to get things done and stay focused? Having an evening routine. I know, I know, but trust me on this, it really does help. The past few weeks I’ve been coming home from work and first thing I do is change and get my workout in, and I haven’t missed a day, and that was during the crazy holiday times too! I then have a bit of energy so I can get some chores done, make dinner, etc. It’s all because I have an evening routine and that really helps me to streamline my night.
I know, I know, it’s Monday, ewwww. But you may find that your attitude towards Mondays shift if you start your day with a grateful spirit. First of all, you’re still alive, and second of all, if you are lucky enough to be heading into work on this day, it means you have a job. There are some who would desperately change places with you, so even if your coworkers are driving you crazy, even if you feel stuck at your job, even if you can’t stand it, try to focus on what you do have. You have an income, you have a schedule in your life, you have something you can count on doing each day, waking up and going into work. It’s important to focus on the positives, even if you aren’t in love with your job 🙂
If you’re trying to create a sense of calm each morning, and stress less, develop a morning routine. Start each day the same way, and while it may take a bit of time for these habits to develop, if you keep at it, you’ll find that this is your everyday routine in no time.
Take one thing in your day to day activities and change it up. It doesn’t have to be something big, you can even just change how you drive in to work, just mix up your routine a bit.
If you struggle with unwinding for the day, create an evening schedule. You’ll find it easier to relax each night if you create a schedule. It can be a skin care routine, drinking a cup of tea, reading a book, and then going to bed, or whatever works best for you. Just try to limit time with a blue screen 🙂