It's Time to Take a Break
Congratulations, you’ve successfully completed another semester. Now it’s time to rest and replenish your energy over the holiday season. However you celebrate, take time check in with yourself and practice gratitude this holiday season.
What re-energizes you?
There is no one-size-fits-all solution for self care; there are many conventional (and unconventional) ways to take a break. The important part is refocusing your energy on something that will renew you — read a book, go skiing, practice yoga or meditation, visit family and friends, or spend some time alone.
What is important to you?
The holiday season and the start of a new year often inspires reflection, looking back on your actions to see where they’ve led you. Are you acting in ways consistent with your values? Are you working towards something that holds meaning for you? Use some of your time to mindfully check in with yourself and your path.
What have you accomplished?
Be proud of your large and small achievements this year and make note of them. These can be academic, such as passing a difficult class, or personal, like remembering to call your family. Keep a gratitude journal to record these valuable experiences, and feel proud of what you have achieved.
It is so easy to get caught up in the busy pace of life that we forget to slow down, appreciate, and be content with the present moment in our journey. We at the Career Centre want to remind you to take advantage of this time to slow down, reflect, and recharge!