wellness days

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Modern Waterfall Prints - The Falls

So. I don’t take sick days. I’m that totally annoying person who says if you’re sick you should stay home, take care of yourself, and not infect all your co-workers. And that applies to everyone but me.

See, the thing is, I don’t really work with other people. So when I’m sick I don’t really feel the need to not work. It’s not as though I need to worry about passing along my germs to anyone else.

But the thing that I so often overlook is that I’m not taking care of me.

So I’m going to start taking Wellness Days. I’ve been talking about it for a few years now but I’ve finally decided to schedule it into my calendar. One Friday, once a month. To keep my physical and mental self in check I plan to:

  • meditate
  • read a mix of fiction and self care
  • practice yoga
  • go for a nice long walk
  • maybe go to the beach
  • book a massage
  • long hot shower
  • revisit my eating habits
  • make a nice dinner, slowly
  • limit the time I spend looking at a screen
  • and just generally leaving my day open to go with the flow

Do you have a hard time taking sick days? What about Wellness Days? What are your favourite wellness activities?

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