Have you ever just had one of those days where your so pooped from your day that you just want to flop on the couch and watch Netflix all evening?
Yeah me too!
Oh but wait…#responsibilities.
But every now and then I reckon a ‘Nuh Night’ is just want the doctor ordered when it comes to self care and protecting our mental health.
The barrier to giving ourselves this gift is often what we tell ourselves when the desire to “Vege” crops up.
“I should do the dishes.”
“I should clean the floors.”
“I should get to that pile of laundry.”
Sounds familiar right?
Watch out for the “Shoulds” in your thoughts. They’re very good friends with your inner critic and they conspire with each other to make you do things that don’t really make you happy and keep you on the hampster wheel of existence, running around living a life you don’t actually like living.
So try a ‘Nuh! Night’ next time your exhausted.
Look those dishes right in the face and say
“NUH! Not tonight dishes!”
Kick that bug pile O’ laundry over in defiance!
And plonk yourself on that couch with your favourite snack and watch whatever the hell you want.
Good on you girl, you got this.
There’s no should in NUH!
Be free my friend,
x Gem x