One of the most difficult things I struggled in my life is to learn to relax. I loved to be involved and was always busy, I remember even in college, I was so involved in the NSS (National Service Scheme) which kept us very busy, every year we had camps for 10 days and I looked forward for these camps, which focused on adult education, some times planting trees, at other times it would be laying roads or teaching the slum kids.
When I came back from college it used to be the church, I would go for the choir practice, attend bible classes, join the youth group, teach catechism for children (religious instruction) etc. I continued being so busy with my life, that I never really took time to relax, I was always ready to go out, travel and was interested in getting involved in new areas of work, respond to a emerging issues and even worked in the social sector.
The work that I did occupied so much of my life that it affected me physically; I was getting stressed, tensed and burnt out. Its then that I begin to value relaxation and realized, how important it is to relax!
Now I permit myself to take regular breaks so that I can come back refreshed and work with joy!
I have already scheduled my next break!
How about you? hope to hear from you ....