I don’t like admitting it, even to myself, but at the moment I feel much more exhausted than I would like.
There’s no one else to blame for this than me, because the signs have been there all along, especially in the last two or three months.
But instead of lighten the load, my immediate reaction was to come up with a 30 day challenge this last month for my blog, pushing myself even more and burning my candle at both ends.
Stupid, I know, but what can you do?
Finally it hit me this past Friday – I’m in dire need of a break.
This means no social media (WordPress, Instagram) from now on for at least a couple of weeks. My promised catch up with all of your wonderful blogs will have to wait for until when I come back.
In order not to let myself be trapped back into the lure of social media and the internet, I will be giving up my smartphone during this time, or rather use it only for what it’s once solely function was – i.e. making telephone calls. 😉
To help me do this, I got hold of a number of hidden away wristwatches of mine (because who had need of those once mobile phones came along, right?), changed their batteries and will start wearing them again, so as not to even look at my phone for the time.
I had a trial run this weekend, and honestly? – It felt good! It felt like I was back in the 90’s, a time where I did use the internet, yes, but only occasionally.
What I will do though, is keep checking my emails, but only once a day, not several times like I got used to it. I will also reply since I figure that I will have more time at my hands for doing this than I normally do. 😉
I’m wishing you all a beautiful and creative July – stay cool/warm depending on which side of the planet you live! 😉