Still recovering from being pretty sick this week, I’ve been really kicking back for this long weekend before I switch back on for this next week. Long weekends seem filled with possibility and potential, even though they’re only a day longer than a normal one - the extra time makes me, at least, plan all sorts of extra things to get accomplished and catch up on. Not so the case for me this President’s Day long weekend, though: the best way for me to make use of these extra hours without obligations is to spend them curled up in the warmth of my down comforter. That’s the topic that I’d like to talk a little bit more about for this post today: taking a break.
Its interesting to think about, actually: we all have our jobs, that hopefully we like well enough - but I’m sure I’m also not the only one who sometimes starts checking the clock every five minutes or so (protip: doing this only makes time go even more slowly). Once free from work or school we get our to the clubs, and the club scene is a fantastic way to get away from the daily toil of the week, the worries one’s life, and get into an exciting atmosphere and a thrilling social scene. Even so, I know that sometimes getting out to the clubs is far too daunting a task for me to spend an evening doing. For example: being sick is hardly a time to be drinking, and dancing isn’t really a good way to help your body recover from an illness. This is really straightforward: a big part of maximizing your club experiences is knowing the best occasions to get out there - there’s nothing like walking into a club looking and feeling your best, noticing those eyes linger on you as you walk past. That’s not going to happen, though, if you have to force yourself to get out to the clubs in the first place, so the best way to have a great night is to let all the foundations for a great night set themselves up before you even walk in the front doors. You need to feel good, have some good friends along, and be at the exact place you want to be - whether thats a hot new spot that’s just opened, a tiny little dive, or a massive DJ event at a festival. From there you can follow the flow of the evening, and watch it grow into a tremendous experience, and you won’t be able to do that if you’ve already scuttled the event from the beginning.