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Create a Do Nothing Day for Yourself [Self-Care Tip #3]


How would life change for you if every now and again you had a Do Nothing Day?

The other day a friend of mine called and as we talked I told her I was having a do nothing day.  It was a day I got up.  Had my coffee, read and journaled. Looked at my desk and went back to bed.

I wasn’t feeling down or lazy.  But I felt like my brain was twisted up like a pretzel.  Life seemed a jumble.

I didn't feel like doing any work.

I didn’t want to meditate.  I just wanted to rest and not think about anything. 

Hence my Do Nothing Day.  

This day I didn’t answer email (minimal checking as well). Didn’t post on social media. Didn’t even worry about what I was missing out on.

I just did nothing.


I lost myself in a romance novel.  Nothing juicy.  I don’t like those.  I like romance novels with a plot. Love the ones with a SEAL hero.  And it should be based on Christian values.  My preference.

But your Do Nothing Day could include a little bit of self care.  If that's what doing nothing looks like for you.  I've gotten a sauna.  But you can pamper yourself with products that make you feel better inside and out.

So when you are feeling overwhelmed. When you’ve hit a wall.  

Have yourself a Do Nothing Day.  You'll feel better. 

But it only works if you lose the guilt!

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