Summer heat is going down. You might have just unpacked your bag after a trip and rejoined your busy life. But, before you lose your energy in monotonous schedule, think a while, is that all you want? Yes, according to a recent study, people who go on a holiday tour for less than few days or few weeks in a year are more likely to have a shorter life span. Keeping holiday spirit alive can help you stay fresh and feel younger. If you are thinking going out frequently can be over budget then here we bring some brilliant ideas to get that novelty and openness of a vacation to your daily routine.
1Be a tourist at home
Do you think that you know your place well? Not, completely right! If so, then arrange time for visiting places you have not been so far. When you search, you find more and more and the list just goes on. Even if the area is not big, you can get to see many spots to reinvent a vacation experience again and again. You can also take the assistance of any trip advisor to explore locale beauty in your leisure time.
2Re-evaluate your daily routine
When we come back from a vacation, do you realize what things had kept you free? Of, course it is your everyday work like doing laundry, going grocery, dropping & picking up kids from school and other places or, is it your tv / phone engagement that too declined as you were out. These activities do, stop you to make space in your life on a daily basis. Holidays put us in a different environment that changes our behavior towards life. This is actually what we need to stay refreshed in our day to day life.
3Start Autumn Reading
Yeah, it is another good option to stay mentally fresh. As summer beach reads kept you excited, you can also start autumn reading. Reading reviews and checking out book shops online can relax your mind and spark ideas for doing work more creatively. Autumn is indeed a busy month with new publishing and big releases. This can get you enticing ideas for your book wardrobe as you had for your summer holidays. Otherwise you can also buy a magazine for bed time reading in case, if that feels too much work.
4Detour on your Commute
As per the human behavior experts, combining physical activity with novel escapable day trips or novel social interactions stimulates plasticity in the brain. It is this holiday plasticity that gets missing when you return to your work. That little change will help keep that sensation active and enable you to get the most out of your – new neurons. You can break your journey to work, like leaving home early to walk around in a park. Also, try walking or even cycling to any work and add to your novel experiences.
5Recreate sensual holiday experiences
Every place is unique and beautiful. We experience this uniqueness when we visit new places and explore new things. From food items to clothing, you can also recreate the same feelings back home. Suppose you have enjoyed some food somewhere then you can use things which will get you feeling of the same. For instance, Morocco is famous for its good music and if you get a chance to visit this place then do download some music to listen them when you return home. Another example is that suppose you had gone to Italy on a vacation and you liked the fragrance of lemon, basil and olive oil in food served there then to savor the scent by lighting up candle with same fragrance. All of this will enable you to recreate sweet moments of the same and relax your mind and body.
6Join Social Groups or clubs
Whether you want to tap your feet on your favorite number or learn painting or ride a horse, get yourself enrolled to any such short term course. As you do this, you contact new people and make friends. And even if that does not happen, the environment there will provide you novel social interaction. Many clubs do indulge its members in escapable yet healthy social interaction activities which will nourish your neurons and add to your holiday plasticity.
7Instill Healthy Habits
Starting a day with a walk and ending it with a warm up exercise at the gym can aid to your physical as well as mental wellbeing. A good shower can also help relax a tired body. Apart from these physical activities, you can opt for different weekend leisure doings like gardening, swimming, long drive, camping, climbing and boating to keep yourself active. Also, try new recipes as holiday food and go out for shopping in open market to add zing in your life. Changing your summer wardrobe to autumn wardrobe can keep you fresh feeling every time you do it. Engaging mind games can also be beneficial in maintaining total wellness of a person.
All the ideas shared in this article get you more life. Try these in your day to day life to break monotony and stay alive rejuvenate yourself.