Today’s post is a part of the Weekend Coffee Share, graciously hosted by Part Time Monster every weekend. A time for us to come together, share a cup of coffee (or our beverage of choice) to share some of what is going on in our lives. It’s a lovely check-in!
If we were having coffee I’d tell you that I’ve been struggling a bit to get back into the swing of things. Vacation was awesome – a full week of living off my own schedule, sleeping in and spending plenty of time doing nothing in a beautiful setting – and it has been hard to go back to working all day in an office, with my commute I’m out of the house for 12 hours a day. I miss sitting by the water, relaxing and letting my mind wander without caring about what time it is.
I’ve been spending a lot of this week (when not working) zoning out. Which means I haven’t gotten any of the writing done this week that I was supposed to do… or the reading. So I’m setting a goal for the next week to get back into some better habits and patterns… hopefully I’ll be able to figure out a way to make it all work out and still make time for more zoning-out and relaxing time — vacation reminded me how very much I need to make sure I have time when I’m not doing anything.
I’d tell you I’ve been having fun with Nerd In The Brain‘s Go Play challenge — and I can’t think of a better motivator to get me out to enjoy some free-fun-play time. This summer I’ve been realizing some things about how I’ve been approaching my writing, and how non-sustainable that approach is for me. So getting out and playing some is very important!
How has your week gone? What are your plans as the seasons turn?