Passport to Permission, a fast read on giving yourself permission to take some down time.
And so you don’t just try to find time to relax and enjoy the weekend, check out Trying is a Non-Action Verb.
If you’re still not ready to buckle down and have fun, read about the moment in time when I realized there was nothing fun in my life. Certainly, when you are facing major challenges fun can feel like a real stretch.
There were times during Gary’s illness where it was just not possible to let go and enjoy life. At other times, we made a point of doing whatever it took to have that balance because we knew we had to lighten our hearts.
After his death, it took me a long time to get back to feeling happy again. But I did and it is possible. Check out Fun if you need some tips on finding that ah-ha moment in your own life to embrace the lighter side.