134. A change of scene
From the countryside to the coast, a break is as much of a necessity as food and a home.
Having two days away in a completely different setting can make you feel much, much happier with your daily round once you return.
Sometimes you can feel like a hamster on a wheel, doing the same things over and over again. Getting up at the same time, going to the same shops, the same desk at work and the same faces around you all the time. It can make you forget that you’re here to explore and enjoy life rather than wear down the pavement into a rut. One of the best ways of countering this is to pick a place that is the direct opposite of your usual abode. If you live in the country, book a couple of days in a bustling city. ...