How to Make the Most of Your Time Off, Lyndall Farley – 097

Career, Time Off, Break


How do you make the most of your time off?

  1. Relax.
  2. Control your schedule.
  3. Nourish body, mind and soul.
  4. Detach from work.

How to Make The Most of Your Time Off

To take any break away from work, school or life in general, we need to look at the essence of what recharges us. In today’s TIPS, Sabbatical Expert Lyndall Farley shares how to make the most of your time off.

Lyndall Farley knows 4 important points of emphasis when taking a break: Relax, control, nourish and detach. First off, people need to relax. We often get this wrong. How? Some people don’t do things that they genuinely find relaxing. Instead, we copy another person’s idea of relaxation. So, before taking a break, make sure you know what things truly help you feel relaxed and calm.

The next way to make the most of your time-off is by controlling your schedule. Not having anybody else controlling your day is crucial in making the most of your break. By starting the day knowing that you can just take it one moment at a time, you feel and you become free.

Just because you’re taking a time off doesn’t mean you get to slack off. Nourishing the body, mind and soul is essential to attaining a meaningful pause. Eating and sleeping right, as well as movement, nourishes the body. Your mind also gets recharged through mastery activities that are both pleasurable and challenging enough. The soul needs joyful activities, connection with loved ones and me-time to recharge.

Finally, you can make the most of your time off when you detach. Fully detach from anything that feels like work. It doesn’t have to be your job. Anything that’s draining you, let it go–at least for now. No phones, no laptops, no replying to any work messages. Get into an out-of-work mental state. Explore Australia and its wilderness if you have to!

These are just a few ways to make the most of your time off. The body suffers from stress and everyone needs to take a break once in a while. Take it easy and take care of yourself!


This episode was possible thanks to (Accommodation Solutions in Australia)


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