Self Care Sundays
The Antidote - Your Weekly Remedy
We’re celebrating doing nothing? I’m here for it. And… I found a new thing Netherlands called Niksen, and it's pretty much about doing nothing on purpose. It’s been catching eyes as a cool way to take a breather from all the daily chaos. In this always-on-the-go world, Niksen is like a hall pass to just stop and chill. It’s an escape from that endless to-do list. Instead, it’s about letting your thoughts just wander off. It’s a neat trick to shake off stress and feeling burnt out. Unlike meditation where you focus your mind, Niksen is about letting your mind just wander and play.
The whole idea is to set aside some chill-out time. It’s about stepping away from chores, gadgets, and all that noise, and just being with your thoughts. It might sound a bit weird, but folks from the Netherlands say it's a way to clear your head, get creative, and feel refreshed. By letting our minds just roam free, it’s like taking a mini mental break.
Adding some Niksen time to our daily routine is a simple yet effective way to escape the fast life. It can be as simple as finding a comfy spot to sit and daydream, going for a relaxed walk with no real destination, or enjoying a cup of tea while you're lost in thought. It's a little hideaway from the non-stop buzz. By allowing ourselves to do absolutely nothing, we can find a nice balance and feel better overall.
So, in the midst of the daily hustle, Niksen is a gentle reminder to take a break, breathe, and enjoy the simple act of doing nothing. Try it today, let yourself relax in the calm, and find your own little slice of peace in those quiet Niksen moments.
Your Monday Mantra to start this week is:
With each day, I invite good vibes and clear paths, making room for simple joys and welcoming the unexpected.
Song of the Week: Dancing In The Moonlight - Jubel
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