We’re all busy. We’re all trying to get the most out of life and make the most of our time here on earth.

But it’s not always easy to find time for yourself, especially when you’ve got a lot going on. You might be tempted to push yourself to continue your usual activities, but you might instead want to spend some time resting and restoring your energy. That’s why today I’m sharing some tips for giving yourself the gift of doing nothing—even if only for a short period of time.

First, find a quiet spot and allow yourself to unwind. Try not to focus on any particular thoughts but instead allow your thoughts to drift lazily, which will give your mind a rest. You might even want to try meditating or practicing mindfulness while taking deep breaths throughout the day; these practices are both helpful in helping you develop an attitude of self-care and self-compassion that will make it easier for you to take care of yourself when needed!

When we put aside all activities and allow ourselves a few moments of stillness, we immediately feel more balanced and peaceful. The quietness of our mind and body eliminates distractions and allows us to forge a deeper connection with our spiritual center, and we regain our energy and feel more productive again. By giving yourself the gift of rest and restoration today, your feelings of fatigue should dissipate and be replaced with energized optimism again.

By engaging in frequent periods of stillness, we connect more easily with our spiritual center and benefit from a rested mind and body. Now you are set to conquer the week ahead!