Making the Most of Your Summer Holidays16:00
It's everybody's favourite time of year, Summer, and you know what that means... SUMMER HOLIDAYS! A time of fun, excitement and relaxation or, for most, YouTube, procrastination and daytime TV. The truth is that despite plans of adventure and new beginnings it'll just end up being like last year and that's what I am here to turn around!
Fun in the Sun
I know, I know everyone says it 'Make the most of the sun, it doesn't last long!' but it is important that you make the most of just getting outside and enjoy the beauty of the outdoors. However, keep safe because as lovely as the sun is it can be dangerous!
Friends and Family
Whenever I get time off of school I love being able to meet up with friends and have family time, opportunities I don't often get when busy with coursework and revision. I find that it's nice to be able to catch up with school friends outside of school to have some proper bonding time (you know who you are ;-))!
Trying Something New
Let's be honest, when it's miserable and cold the last thing we want to be doing is windsurfing or skydiving so why not do it in the Summer instead? OK, so don't just up sticks and jump out of a plane, what I'm trying to say is think of something that you've always wanted to do or have a passion for and just go for it! Get out there and give it your best shot because you have (approximately) six weeks in perfect conditions with all the motivation to do so. It doesn't have to be major, maybe you want to play the guitar or be able to draw still life, whatever it is, now is the right time to kick it off!
After all this socialising and adventure I think some relaxation is in order! One of my favourite things to do is sit in Costa with just a notebook, novel, cup of coffee my thoughts. Sometimes you just need to collect yourself, most of my blog posts actually come from coffee shop mind-mapping (this particular one came with a flat white and a flapjack!). I think this is a very important step, especially just before the start of the new school year, to make sure you are at one with your thoughts and ready to to reboot. Also, it means coffee or a bubble bath (maybe both) and who could refuse that!
I wish you luck in your quest for the best Summer holiday ever and hope you enjoyed this post,