It’s easy to get overwhelmed, between work and other responsibilities in your life. If you feel close to burnout, it’s a sign that you need to lighten that mental light and make more time for yourself. Don’t worry — the entire world won’t fall apart. Downtime can help improve you plan for your future, relax, and become mentally stronger.
You just need to find new ways to consciously set aside time for you, and you alone. Even if the urge to be productive bubbles up, with time, if you practice these important hacks, you can learn to truly take time for yourself — the ultimate form of self-care.