7 Things to Do When You "Can't Even"

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We've all been there. Those days when you just "can't even" deal

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Well, here are some ideas on how to be productive - without putting on pants or talking to actual people. In fact, most of these will help you zen out enough to actually like people!
(at least for a little while...)

1. Reorganize a Closet or Cabinet

I mean, look how amazing that looks!! While you organize, try to prioritize and PURGE. 

 

2. Make Something

Do something creative with your hands. That could be crafty if you're into that kind of thing, or you could cook/bake something, or pull out an instrument. Force yourself to be a tad bit creative (even if you are following a pattern or recipe!)

Head over to my Real Foods posts for suuuuper easy but rewarding recipes!

I'm going to start sharing one creative thing that I am doing every week over on Instagram, so be sure to follow me there!

3. Meditate for a Full Ten Minutes

This can be really difficult, but is (IMO) the best way to release that "can't even" attitude and prep your body for goodness. 

I've been thoroughly enjoying the Headspace App for guided meditation, but I've also been plugging in to the "Spa" Pandora channel. So relaxing!

4. Take the Time to Pamper a Little

This could mean different things to everyone, but for me, this is what I need to pamper and let go of that stress.

5. Write a Letter or Card

I think the best way to wash away your pure annoyance with humans, is to think about some good things that people have done for you. Then write them a Thank You card. Here's some stationary that I would love to own.

6. Eat Something That Makes You Feel Good

Let's face it. Some of our comfort foods and cravings are not actually what make us feel good. My favorite food when I "can't even" is deeeefinitely Dominos pizza (#notanad). But, after I eat four pieces, I don't feel good. In fact, even after one piece, my body doesn't feel good. 

Instead, when you don't want to shower or put on pants, eat something that will actually make you feel good. This doesn't have to be super healthy! Every person is different. My body actually doesn't feel good after eating a salad. 

I feel the best after eating a nice lemon and rosemary chicken and roasted garlic potatoes. heart eyes for suuuuuure.

7. Make Plans

I should instead say "Make accomplishable plans"

I have a tendency to plan to the point where I can't actually get any of it done. Or at least not in the time frame I have set for myself.

Instead, create a helpful to-do list for the day that includes the stupid stuff - like, walked to the mailbox, and fed myself. Sure, put something productive on their too, but by turning the mundane tasks into an action that helps you complete your list, you are more likely to feel motivated to keep going down the list!

I still don't have a real planner for 2017 yet, but here's what I have my eye on

We all have those days when we "can't even" but with these ideas, we will be productive through the funk.