Working the Weekend: 6 Steps of Wellness
This is definitely a time to employ a philosophy of wellness; this is how I did it.
#1 Sleep in: after all, it is the weekend and I don't have to get up at 5:30 or 6 am, normal wake-up time during the work week.
#2 Shop at the neighborhood farmers market and provision fresh, local ingredients for a couple of delicious dinners (reward at the end of each day!)
#3 Go for a run: 30 minutes in the sunshine, running along the East River, water sparkling in the flowing current.
#4 Conclude run with a full-body stretch and a cool shower.
#5 Eat breakfast: Fresh berries, yogurt and home-made granola, with a large glass of ice water with lemon.
#6 Sit down at my desk, ready for work! And feeling not so very deprived at having to work all summer's weekend.
For more about devising a philosophy of wellness, see previous blog posts