After ten years of living on the edge in the fast lane every day, I will commit to feeling ok with a calm mind. My body has reached exhaustion, and I have managed to push past it; with three babies and nursing school, perseverance is all I know. It is now time not to feel guilty when I sit and relax but rather embrace the chaos little children bring and learn all is ...
I commit to leaving my phone off at least 1-2 hours before I fall asleep at night. I tend to scroll through social media, watch Netflix, or call people before I fall asleep. Putting my phone away will allow my body to rest from both blue light and stimulating activities. I will read, pray, or journal instead.
I commit to setting aside time every day for meaningful rest. Not halfway-resting, where I sort-of work and sort-of relax, but even just 30 minutes of genuine relaxation either listening to music, stretching, taking a nap, or reading my Bible. Remembering that my body needs rest to function, and meaningful rest is productive!
I am committing to a better work life balance professionally working on chart/log goals on the go and destressing activities to put my hamster wheel mind at ease in hopes to gain mroe quality time, sleep, and feel more energetic and fulfilled during my workdays of travel and patient and clinician visits. I imagine there are a few out there that can relate ...
I commit to go to bed by 10:30 Pm when I work the next day. And 11:30 Pm when I am off the next day. I will advocate for myself to my family to free me of any responsibilities late at night. I commit to complete simple self care routine before bed.
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