How to spend a relaxed Sunday

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In the hustle and bustle of our daily lives, Sundays offer a unique opportunity to unwind.

And also recharge for another busy week ahead. While many like to make the most of busy weekends, there’s a certain charm to spending lazy days rejuvenating both body and mind. Read on as we explore restorative ways to make the most of your leisurely time and spend a relaxed Sunday.

Sleep in

There are few things better than a well-deserved lie-in at the weekend. Avoid the alarm, draw the curtains and wake up at a time that suits you. It’s a great opportunity to catch up on sleep before another busy week ahead.

Breakfast in bed

Start your Sunday right with a tasty breakfast in bed. Pick your favourite homemade grub or try a new breakfast takeaway, and savour it without any time pressures or places to be. It doesn’t have to be food, it can also be a nice cup of coffee in a cosy corner to help you start the day right.

Binge some TV or have a movie marathon

Sundays provide the perfect excuse to get lost in a good TV show or enjoy a thrilling movie marathon. Pick something you’ve already seen for nostalgia and comfort or try something new for a sense of novelty. You can shut the world out and get lost in a different story for a while.

Online games

There’s no reason to leave the sofa with all the games available at your fingertips. Whether you’ve got a console, PC or just a smartphone, find something that keeps you engaged and entertained. From the adrenaline rush of mobile slots to massive role-playing games such as Red Dead Redemption 2, whole worlds are waiting to be discovered.

Read a book

Curl up with a good book and a hot drink for a calming and relaxing Sunday activity. If you’re trying to do more reading, this is the perfect chance to focus on nothing else. Finish a book you’ve already started or find something new and encapsulating to start yourself on a new journey.

Read more: how to enjoy a rejuvenating mindfulness retreat

Take a stroll

A lazy Sunday doesn’t have to be spent at home. Why not take a stroll around where you live or find somewhere nice to walk? Fresh air is always good if you spend much of your time inside during the week and you can also explore new places that you haven’t been to yet.

These are some of the best ways to spend a lazy Sunday, but there are plenty more to consider! You could pamper yourself, connect with friends and family or get creative with some arts and crafts. Whatever you do, just enjoy it!