Breaking the routine is not only a powerful tool in managing stress but it is also useful in many other contexts.
Have a different breakfast, skip the tv news and have your dinner at the beach,
take your lunch break away from your desk, have a swim at mid-day, or visit a
Breaking the routine
could also mean you spend a Saturday in the garden weeding, in the library
checking out books, or going to an art exhibition.
If possible, make sure that you have a mini vacation ever
now and so often. It doesn’t have to be something expensive involving hours and
hours of travel. It can be a surprise ‘day-out’ with your partner or your
children or a long weekend on a campsite or in a motel nearby.