As a tobacco retailer, a long week of work can leave you really spent. There is a buzz that usually builds up at Friday afternoon which signifies the weekend is finally here. Relaxation and rest are the main things that generally sit at the top of the mind.
However, there are times when weekends will come and by the time it ends, you’ll be more tired on Monday compared to Friday.
Rejuvenating yourself over the weekend entails more than just taking some time off work activities; it also involves freeing your mind of responsibility and stress. Partying throughout the weekend usually feel good but the truth is that you’ll be hit with the full force of work pressures again early Monday morning.
In order to be productive and rejuvenate over the weekend, here are some tips to help your soul and mind rebuild.
Consider Your Preferred Future
During the week, many people spend most of their time focusing on others. As an independent retailer, the weekend provides you a great opportunity to really focus on yourself, your desires, and your needs. The future can be uncertain and this is usually scary; you however need to sit down and consider your options and how you want to proceed.
You can really free your mind by doing some self-clarification.
As an independent tobacco retailer, work usually takes a lot of time so you may get home on a Friday and notice an utter clutter. This should be a reminder that you are disorganized and don’t have enough personal time.
It may seem impossible sometimes to find enough time to organize and clean that heap of mail, papers, or laundry. However, the weekend provides you with a great opportunity to clear up the mess by setting aside a couple of hours.
You may think this is work but in truth, cleaning something big can make you feel relieved and accomplished. An added bonus is that you may end up finding an important thing you’ve been searching for.
Read a Book That’ll Inspire You
It is likely you have a collection of books on your shelves begging you to read them. Most people acquire books with the aim of consuming their contents but they usually fall behind in carrying out this easy task. You can dedicate time in the weekend to read the great books you’ve been collecting.
All you need is good light, a nice chair, and dive in. You can be inspired, entertained and also learn a thing or two.
Do a Project That’s Creative
Most of your work can become boring and mundane. In order to properly rejuvenate your mind over the weekend, it is essential to activate your creative mind again. You could take some time to do a small art project, make a video, paint some graffiti or explore a museum. Activate your right brain by doing something creative.