14 May The case for doing nothing
So often happiness and success are associated with … doing stuff!
Happiness will come, they say, when you achieve and accomplish etc.
And this is partly true. Happiness does often come from activity and doing.
At the same time, however, happiness also comes from resting and recuperating; doing nothing is often underrated! Read on if you’d like to learn more…
via the Ladders by Aine Cain and Allana Akhtar
Everybody’s working for the weekend, but how you spend your two days off may say something about how successful you are.
What you get up to doesn’t really matter, per se. If you prefer lounging around the house to spontaneous adventures, that’s great! You probably need that time to wind down.
But when it comes to weekends, the main thing that separates successful people from unsuccessful people is mindfulness.
Are you planning ahead and truly thinking about how to spend your free time?
They forget to schedule
Not every minute of every hour of your weekend needs to be planned out, but it’s good to have a general idea of what you’d like to do or get done — even if you’re just scheduling downtime.
That’ll allow you to protect your time, and maybe even schedule in some fun events.
They ignore loved ones
It can be hard to make time for the ones you care about during the hectic week. Make up for that over the weekend.
They let technology take over
Put away your phone. Shut off your work email — and make it clear to your coworkers that you won’t be responding. Don’t get addicted to technology.
…keep reading the full & original article HERE