Tips To Make The Most Of Your Weekends


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If you've been here before you're probably wondering what's up with the new name? Believe me when I say it was worth it. The name defines what this blog stands for. This blog is made up of so many elements that contribute to happiness and I want to keep it that way. I want to use my voice through this blog to share positivity, tips and kindness. I want to build the confidence of those who are in doubt of the good things and give a little good hope where there's little to none, because I really think good people deserve to be happy too. If you're new here - welcome to my happy place.

I've been away for a while; most of it has to do with the fact that I was busy rebranding - finding meaning for this blog and realising that this place actually means something to me. It isn't something I just do.

Today's Saturday and I thought 'girl, you've been away for a while, you miss sharing something so do it,' so here I am. I love Saturdays, and I think a lot of you do too. It just has this great feeling to it and the atmosphere is bliss! The weekend is pretty exciting but we know Monday's coming! What if Monday didn't have to be so blue? These are seven tips on how to make the most of your weekend:

Laundry
It's helps to do laundry on a Friday evening or in the day if you're not doing much during the day. This takes away some stress of it throughout the weekend. Once you do your laundry, you can make time for other things that aren't necessarily chores. If you can, be sure to fold it and put it back where it's supposed to be when you're done. Laundry is a weight you don't really want to carry through the weekend.
Alone Time
Whether is on Friday night after laundry and a quick shower or bath, Sunday or somewhere in-between, you have to make some time for you. You can use this time to catch up on reading, watching an episode or two of your favourite TV drama or series, take a walk, bake, cook your favourite meal, regroup or focus on a hobby. Do not make the mistake of not making some time for you on a weekend. If you have a baby like me, see if a sibling can't look after them for an hour or two or put them to bed a little early so you can have some time to yourself.

Make Time For The People You Care About
I am a little introverted but every now and then I just want to talk to someone; whether it's a friend or a loved one. Even if you give yourself an hour or a few to get out there and be with the people you care about, it will mean so much to them and help you. I am no mental expert or doctor but being alone all the time can't be healthy for your mental wellbeing. It helps to talk stuff out and to laugh out and have a good time with someone.

Keep Your Promises
Did you make plans with someone the week before or some months before? You got to keep those promises. If you don't like showing up to places, maybe don't agree to going in the first place. Haha, I know.

A Weekend Is Your Treat
Treat is as such. Sit on your front porch with a glass of wine or water and take in some fresh air. Slow down and appreciate the moment.



Journal
Journaling is a form of therapy. You can grab your journal or notebook, write down your thoughts, feelings, plans, anything really! Your journal is like a friend who always listens. Add cute stickers to your journal like these Little Daisy Sun Flower Doodle Stickers from lifescraft. You can enjoy 10% off for anything with code: AFF10 on their website too!

Prep For Monday on A Sunday
Don't overwork yourself on a Sunday because you'll need the energy for Monday. Prepare but don't overwork yourself or Monday may be blue.

Share with me in the comments how you usually spend your weekends and let me know if this has added something positive to how you'll be spending your weekends. 

22 comments

  1. Such a lovely post! I like to stay at home at weekends and spend time alone or go outside. I also make a to-do list for the week ahead so I can be more organized :) Thanks for sharing this, really helpful x

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    1. Sounds like you make the most of your weekends, too! I love that. πŸ’›

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  2. These are great tips! I usually use my weekend for housekeeping, socializing and in the evenings some alone time and it’s been working well for me. Just have to find a way to cram exercise in there as well…

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    1. I think what you've been doing so far has been great. Knowing it has been working too? Amazing!!πŸ’ž

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  3. Some really good, common sense advice here and things that, if followed, will really make a difference. Thanks for sharing!

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  4. Great tips to follow and I like having me time sometime. And it can be the best time for that.

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  5. You're absolutely right, a weekend is like a treat, so it's important to treat yourself and look after yourself! x

    Lucy Mary

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    1. Absolutely a treat. Thank you for your comment :)

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  6. Ooh I love this! I love spending my weekends with my loved ones but I really need to work on finding that balance with time for myself too. I've neglected journaling recently but I'd love to get back on top of it! Thank you so much for sharing these tips x

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    1. Alone time is important, you should find that balance. Thanks for dropping by :)

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  7. I love to journal on the weekend to get ready for the upcoming week! And definitely a good time to enjoy yourself too x

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    1. Journaling really helps get through the week and weekend. Putting thoughts and emotions down is really a form of therapy. Thanks for stopping by :)

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  8. Love the name of your blog. Great pick! :) Also loved this blog entry. I like to follow many of your tips here. Making the most out of our weekends is self-care too. Thank you for sharing!

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    1. Thank you so much, Vanessa! πŸ’ž that means so much to me. Thank you for stopping by today, too.

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  9. I think your post has some great ideas/tips; I often don't make the most of my weekends so this was very much needed. Bookmarked!

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    1. Aw! Thank you so much. I hope you'll be making the most of your weekends now πŸ’ž

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  10. This is such a lovely post with some really great tips. Thank you for posting.
    Donna
    https://lifeandotherstoriesblog.wordpress.com/

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  11. This is great advice I try to make the best of my weekends, and this summer I have been headed to the beach a lot.

    Allie of
    www.allienyc.com

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