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How to Find Adventures in Your Daily Routines

by | Jun 17, 2020 | Adventure

People resort to adventures to take a break from life’s daily routines. While many may view day-to-day happenings as boring and predictable, we anticipate adventurous activities to be exciting and unique. With our conflicting views about unique adventures and daily life, it is not uncommon for people to assume that the two are entirely different concepts that cannot be mixed. However, if your mind is always open to new ideas, you can see many ways to liven up seemingly monotonous days. Here are things you can try if you wish to spice up your daily life with adventure:

Try new ways to do your routines.

You may have a regular day for grocery shopping or a usual route when going to work. To have something new to look forward to, you can try doing the grocery on a different day of the week or find a new route on the way to the office. If you usually eat breakfast at home, you can break the routine by heading to a nearby diner every once in a while. You can also try waking up a bit earlier than usual to catch sunrise while enjoying the first meal of the day on your patio, balcony, or backyard. 

Change your surroundings.

It is hard to deny that our environment can affect our moods and disposition. So if you are feeling a little dull, you may want to examine the areas where you frequently hang out such as your home or office. It can be that your surroundings look bland or it has been ages since you last did something to beautify your work or living spaces. You can make your house or desk look more appealing by trying your hand at some interior decorating projects. Simply adding decorative pieces or moving your furniture can make your surrounding feel new and exciting.

Set fun goals.

You may follow a regular schedule but no one said you cannot have adventures along the way. One way to do this is by setting fun and nice goals for yourself. As an example, you can challenge yourself to say good morning to at least 10 co-workers in your office. Another good challenge is finding ways to help others wherever you may be. You can help an elderly fellow cross the street or say a kind word to a cashier in the supermarket.

 Say yes more.

They say every day is an adventure waiting to unfold and you can prove this saying by making a decision to say yes more often.  It could mean saying yes to a friend’s invitation instead of turning it down. You may also want to accept a new task in your job even if you are unfamiliar with it. Having the courage to say yes more opens up doors for exciting opportunities to enter your life.

Adventures do not always mean making life-changing decisions or starting risky ventures. Most of the time, it simply means making the most out of each day by facing it with enthusiasm and joy.