There is something about a sunny day that just makes everything better. Life moves into hyper drive when those clear blue skies come out to play.
I found something interesting the other day. Looking at all the domain names I had registered the majority of them were registered in the Summer months or 1 or 2 months in the lead up to Summer. My mind has so much more freedom when the sun is out.
I am definitely not a winter person. As much as I loved the time I have spent in the snow I only enjoy it in short bursts. Beaches and a warm day would win out as a long term solution.
I was fortunate enough to miss winter completely from 2012-2014. Working at a US Summer Camp meant that I was working in America during their Summer and coming back home to Australia during our Summer and that trend continued for 2 years and I saw my first winter for almost 3 years in 2014.
Today was a beautiful 35 degrees. The shorts came out and the h2o was downed in abundance. Straight away it just brings back good memories and the day instantly feels better. Waking up in the morning and looking out the window to see summer in full flight is the best way to start the morning.
As a kid we would spend 2-3 weeks down at Pambula Beach NSW every Christmas time camping out at a caravan park. Those days were so much fun, I love being outdoors and just not having to worry about anything else other than which wave in the set I am going to catch.
How am I going to use these great summer feels? I plan on expanding on my meditation knowledge and practicing on more regular occasions, just down by the park or down at the lake, even if it is only for 10 to 20 minutes to clear my mind.
Productivity levels during these times also seem to be a lot higher. I need to put some good systems in place to make the tasks that need to be done as seamless as possible.
The levels of physical activity will definitely increase as well. There is nothing I love more than shooting hoops on a sunny afternoon, it is the best way to wrap up the day and on the perfect morning it’s also a great way to start the day as well.
If you are in office and looking out at the great weather this week, make a conscious effort to go out and enjoy the great weather even if it is only for 5 minutes or so. Don’t let the best parts of the day pass you by without getting some enjoyment out of it.
Who else can’t wait for summer to officially arrive?