It’s a Friday and then its Sunday again. The main question is, Is stress your new normal? Don’t worry, you are not alone. Sunday night can be so anxiety-inducing for most of us probably because we feel that we did not get enough time to rest before the weekend. As common as that feeling is, one can follow these small steps to beat Sunday ounces of stress better with these following tips, one can easily manage holiday stress.
Steps to beat weekend stress:
1. Sleep more on Sunday
Try to wake up naturally on a Sunday. It should be your time to sleep, try to be organic with your process of waking up. Don’t think about anything while waking up.
2. Have an off day
If work is hard on you every week, try devoting some time for recovery. Your Sunday workouts should help you recover.
3. Have a self-care day
Try making sure that you take some time out for some self-care rituals. In between your chores and your dinner plans, try to put this self-care routine session. Whether it is that pedicure session or a spa, do whatever feels right to you.
4. Have a relaxing Sunday
Watch a relaxing movie in your afternoon. Have a light meal and keep your night as relaxing as possible to avoid getting up cranky on Monday morning.
5. Do a little Retail Therapy
Retail therapy sometimes can let the butterflies of your stomach fly less. We are not asking you to blow up thousands at a go, just buying some little things online can make you feel much at ease.
6. Try taking some social media break
Social media will be a bummer, it can be crazy on your mind at weekends. You surely do not want to be spending your Sunday stalking. Take a day off even if that means deleting the application from your phone and downloading the next day again.
7. Journal your thoughts
Negative Sunday thoughts can be tackled with the help of a pen and paper and jotting down your feelings on a piece of paper. Pen down what is that one thing that is making you anxious. By tracking your thoughts on the pen in the paper, you will have more clarity on your feelings and thoughts.