Spend Some Time Outdoors Everyday – Day 3 – 31 Ways To Overcome Burnout
Rain, hail or shine, get out into the fresh air!
Connect with the power of Mother Nature to refuel your engine.
So much time is spent indoors working, cleaning, cooking, watching TV, checking Facebook, reading emails.
We need to disconnect from the electronic world even for a short while and let the sun and earth work it’s magic.
If I lived closer I would walk along the beach everyday!
What I can do unless it is absolutely pouring, is make a coffee as soon as I get home from work and spend 10 minutes sitting outside on a bench seat in the backyard, getting a little sunshine and relaxing. I have to fight hard to not take my phone or iPad out there and do a social media check!
There are so many things you can do that take 5 minutes or 5 hours. Just do something outdoors enjoying a little sun that will give you a Vitamin D boost, which is great for elevating your mood.
Try one of these tomorrow….
Find a little patch of earth, take your shoes off and stomp around. Connect with the power of the earth. It is very grounding and can help reduce your stress level.
Walk along the beach.
Walk around the block.
Head to your local park.
Pull out some weeds in the garden.
Plant some seedlings in a pretty pot.
Rake some leaves.
Go for a swim.
Splash in a puddle.
Go for a hike.
Ride a bike.
Trim a tree.
Doodle, draw or paint.
Paint the fence.
Wash your car.
Water the garden.
Make mud pies with the kids.
Look for butterflies.
Find pretty leaves.
Take some photos.
Run away to tropical island that has cocktail service!
Simply stand still and focus on taking big deep breaths.
Anything you like is a good thing, as long as you can do it outside.
P.S. Don’t forget the sunscreen.
What is your favourite outdoor activity?
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