Summer is finally here and now is the perfect time to rest, relax and recharge. Explore these 20 simple, fun, and easy ways to reconnect with friends, family, and rekindle your inner kidult.
Find a yoga retreat – bend, stretch, breathe, and meditate your way back to zen
Volunteer at an animal shelter – make a difference while petting your way toward a lower heart rate and blood pressure
Create your own food crawl – try one delicious appetizer at multiple restaurants as you explore and walk your way around a beautiful city
Stop by a farmers market – discover beautiful local produce, products, crafts and support local farmers and businesses in the process
Go on a picnic – enjoy a meal while immersed in nature
Hang out around a campfire – one word… s’mores
Read a book by the ocean – breathe in that clean ocean air and get lost in a great story
Go to a drive in movie –Especially if you have never been to a drive in movie before. Try it!
Kayak – paddle slowly to relax and enjoy the scenery; or paddle faster for a great upper body and core workout
Start to journal – there is no time like the present to start chronicling your life and reflecting on your past
Mix up traditional BBQ by grilling fruit – stone fruit like peaches, nectarines, and apricots are a great twist on classic BBQ; plus they’re delicious
Explore your city – approach the town you live from the perspective of a tourist who has never been there, chances are you will fall in love with little treasures you never knew existed in your own back yard
Stargaze – what better way to end a day than laying on a blanket under the stars and taking in their beauty
Get in touch with an old friend – reach out, catch up, and have a blast
Take a dance class – try a dance style you’ve never tried before, it might become your new favorite hobby
Watch a sunrise – embrace the privilege of witnessing the start of a brand new day
Sleep in and spend the rest of the day relaxing in bed – because how often do we get to do this when we’re not sick?
Start a garden – and take pride in watching something that you created flourish
Take candid photos of the people you love – so those memories will last forever
Write a love letter – remind yourself and your partner about why you fell in love
Enjoy! Cheers to summertime.