Time is a weird construct…
Somehow some days it can seem like I have too much free time yet not enough either, all at once.
I technically have a lot more free time now as I am no longer employed full-time. But the days still seem to pass very quickly. If I don’t put in the energy to be more productive during the day time, what ends up happening is that by the end of the day, even a few minutes on some tasks can feel like a lot when I finally decide to work on them.
Because of this I have to make a conscious effort daily to complete what I consider crucial activities that will benefit me physically and mentally – self-care, if you will.
I may not have all the time in the world to spare, even now, but when it comes to self-care, I owe it to myself to make the effort. I find it helpful to carve out at least 15 minutes every day for each of the following: