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With day after day of tips on how to fit more into your day, I didn’t want to leave out an essential part of the productiveness picture: REST.
You cannot live your life at a full throttle speed for long without burning out.
We were made to rest. God commands us to rest. “Six days you shall labor, but on the seventh day you shall rest; even during the plowing season and harvest you must rest” (Exodus 34:21)
Even during the most busy periods of your life take time each day to rest. Rest acts like a battery recharger. It charges us up so that we can return once again to our work fully rejuvenated and ready to attack it at a steady pace.
These rest times don’t have to be long. I find most days, 3 ten minute breaks each day works for me. Other days I take an hour to craft and watch Netflix.
What you do with your time will differ from mine. We are all made unique.
I like putting my feet up, sip some hot tea, and scrolling through Facebook.
My husband likes sipping his hot tea and catching up with the news on his kindle fire.
Perhaps you like to curl up and read a few pages of a book, or retreat to a quiet spot and close your eyes a few minutes. Perhaps its a 30 minute TV show at the end of the day after all the little ones are in bed.
Discover it, take it and enjoy it. REST.
Dig Into The Time Management Series Using The Links Below
Introduction: 31 Days Of Time Saving Tips For The Work-At-Home Mom
Day One: Perform a Time Audit
Day Two: Night Owl Or Morning Bird?
Day Three: Where are Your Largest Windows?
Day Four: Making the Most of Small Windows
Day Five: Daily To Do Lists
Day Six: Maximizing The To Do List
Day Seven: Say No
Day Eight: Eliminate Poor Yes Choices
Day Nine: Put Your Time Offenders On a Budget
Day Ten: Combine Joy
Day Eleven: Making Effective Use of Waiting Time
Day Twelve: Making Use of Travel Time
Day Thirteen: Making The Most of Mom Taxi in Waiting Time
Day Fourteen: Take Time to Rest a Few Moments Each Day (you are here)
Day Fifteen: Tag-Team
Day Sixteen: Involve the Kids
Day Seventeen: Mechanical Slaves
Day Eighteen: Outside Help
Day Nineteen: Timer Magic
Day Twenty: Take a Rest Day
Day Twenty One: Less Stuff, Less Mess, More Time
Day Twenty Two: Hold A Family Work Bee
Day Twenty Three: Keep Gatherings Simple
Day Twenty Four: Saving Time in The Kitchen
Day Twenty Five: The Self Cleaning Home
Day Twenty Six: Streamlining Your Homeschooling day
Day Twenty Seven: Create an I Did It List
Day Twenty Eight: Create a Simple Cleaning Routine
Day Twenty Nine: Create To Go Bags
Day Thirty: Making Minimum Standards
Day Thirty One: Treat Life Like a Marathon Not a Sprint
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