“Take time to recharge. You do it for your phone. Why not do it for yourself?” -Dana Richliew
Keep this in mind whenever you think of the importance of a good recharge in your life.
There are many things that you can do when you are fully charged. At times, a fully charged you can even amaze yourself by doing new things that you have never done before. But just like a battery, computer, or even cell phone, you too will run down on power and need to be recharged.
All you need to recharge is the following:
- Recharging yourself starts with you.
- Make the committment to yourself to be the catalyst for the recharging of yourself as a whole.
- Recharging requires you to create and give some time.
- Plan and devote time to do the things that allow for you to recharge at various points.
- You and the Energizer bunny have one thing in common: you may keep going and going, but at some point, you are going to need rest or else you will break down.
- Learn to step back to find things that will help you to relax and recharge your body so that you can last longer over your lifetime. It can be a vacation, a nap, or even a full good night’s sleep.
- Your interests
- You interests can help you recharge your mind, body, and soul because you are doing things that take your mind off of things that prove to be stressful and draining.
- Find things that bring out your fun, creative, and free-spirited side so that you can laugh, play, and even feel refreshed about life in general.
Recharging does not take a lot, but it starts with you making the time to rest and find interests that will allow for you get back the energy that you so badly need.
What are some ways you can recharge?
There are a lot of ways that you can recharge. It just comes back to what fits you. Lori Deschene with Tina Buddha decided to share 40 Ways To Give Yourself A Break. I will list them below. I am know you can find a way or two from list below that can help you recharge your batteries.
- Allow yourself a little extra sleep.
- Take a day off from exercising.
- Skip the stairs and take the elevator or escalator.
- Replace strenuous exercise with something less intense.
- Relax in a sauna or steam room.
- Utilize a detoxifying cleanse.
- Take a break from alcohol, processed food, and sugar.
- Get a massage or trade massages.
- Take a long, hot bath.
- Be mindful of your posture at your desk at work and take breaks to walk around and stretch.
- Take some time to meditate.
- Use a deep breathing technique.
- Give yourself a complete day without any financial worries.
- Set aside some time to play.
- Sing, paint, dance, or otherwise express yourself creatively.
- Go outside and immerse yourself in nature.
- Close down the multiple tabs on your computer screen and instead single-task.
- Indulge in a guilty pleasure.
- Take a day off from negative, draining people.
- Simply sit.
- Metaphorically release emotions.
- Practice observing your feelings instead of getting caught up in them.
- Utilize progressive muscle relaxation.
- Count successes.
- Replace regrets with dreams.