5 Ways to make your weekends stress-free
Your weekdays maybe chaotic and hectic. Make sure your weekend will be all about health and trying to relax your mind and body. A lot of us though cannot achieve the relaxation we dream of. Instead, we cram to do household chores, bring home some workloads, and the weekend goes by without any rest. Boom! By Monday, you feel tired and wishing it is Friday once more.
Here are some useful tips to make most of your weekend:
Connect with friends and loved ones
Most of us might want some time for ourselves or spend it just with our partners, but having some time with friends or family over the weekend will also be good for you. It is all about feeling loved and connected that contributes a lot to our happiness. We spend on important experiences with people that matter to us and that means more than just buying material things.
Food for the soul
According to studies, people who frequent religious services tend to be more contented in their lives. Prayer and faith fills in a bigger portion of ourselves. Spending time to do some charity works also have the same effect. If these things are not the kind of things you want to do, just try to meditate or attend some yoga classes and see what kind of inner peace it might bring you.
Working out does not only make us fit but it also triggers the release of the happy hormones that make us a feel a lot better. Do it outdoors since people who workout outdoors end up feeling more energetic.
Get rid of your laptop, cellphones, and tablets at least over the weekend. Limit your TV and internet hours and see how it can help get rid of your stress.
Schedule your chores
It maybe inevitable to do some chores over the weekend but schedule them well so you have enough time to relax and enjoy your rest days.