How To Make Your Weekend Seem Longer
Whether you prefer having a relaxing weekend or planning a night out with your friends and family, the weekend never seems to last. And before you know it, Monday is just around the corner. Below are a few suggestions on how to make your weekend seem longer and all it takes is a little planning.
Set A Morning Routine That Works
We know that the best part of the weekend is getting some much-needed sleep and hitting snooze on the alarm more than once. However, when we don't have a set time to get up in the morning it still feels like the day has gone by too quick. And every hour counts to not only prepare for the days' activities but also to use your free time wisely.Practice waking up at the same time whether it's early in the morning or a few hours later it's best to get your mind and body into a routine as to assure the rest of the day is productive. Eating a good breakfast or brunch is also encouraged.
Complete Any Major Projects or Assignments By Friday
Embrace the phrase, "Lazy Sunday" by completing any major work or school assignments before the weekend even begins. Doing this will assure that most of the stressful work is over-- leaving you with a clear mind and more free time on your hands. Aim for a realistic time to complete the projects as to make sure you have a good nights sleep beforehand.
Try Something New
Okay, so the importance of a morning routine is nice because it keeps you on task for the day--but we also believe that seeking something exciting and new can extend the weekend even more.Plan a weekend getaway, Explore a thrift store or used bookstore, or get some friends together to try a new restaurant or cafe'The possibilities are endless!
Set Aside Some 'Me' Time
Sometimes all you need is to relax on the weekend-- and setting aside time for yourself, allows for a few hours of chill. Besides, a busy schedule may seem overwhelming and instead of enjoying the weekend, it flies by without much notice.So extend those much needed blissful hours of "no work" and get together some of your personal favorites. For example, it could be as simple as reading your favorite book in a cozy corner, meeting your friends for friends for brunch, or walking with your significant other.People assume that "me time" involves only you, and although this may be true for some things-- it doesn't stand the test for all. As long as you are doing something you enjoy with friends or that special someone just do you.
Host A Cocktail Party
For those weekends where you want to explore the nightlife, call up some friends and go out for drinks or enjoy some of our favorite cocktails at home and host a cocktail party.Nothing says the weekend like drinks and getting together with some friends, plus getting ready and pre-planning is always a must before a night out (or in if that's your style). Whatever you decide it's sure to be a good time.