It’s about time to say goodbye to summers – ice creams, pool parties and vacations. The warmer months are drawing to a close and this means preparations should be made to welcome the fall season. Fall is synonymous with fallen leaves and the use of lightweight jackets. It also sets the mood for the following months. A lot of poetry has been dedicated to this season which brings to the fact that the fall season has a great significance in the lives of humans. The transitioning period of seasons has a great impact on the behaviour of a person which has been documented in a splendid and poetic manner. One should be careful in the transitionary period since it also brings seasonal flues and diseases along with itself.
Graana.com brings you simple ways you can prepare to transition into the fall season.
Put out the fall decor
Get into the fall mood by switching your summer decor with pumpkins and fall tones to prepare for the season. It will set the mood and allow you to enjoy the transition. This is also the time to get the creative juices flowing and come up with unique and interesting ways you can. You can switch those bedsheets, swipe the floors and change the decorative trinkets to something fall based to give you a feel of the season. Next, you can light up some pumpkin spice flavoured candles to bring back memories from previous years. You have limitless possibilities as to how you want to decorate your home.
Document your best summer moments
Gratitude journals are a great way to stay positive. It allows you to reflect on your day and recall the events that brought joy into your life. Writing in journals also help you take off the steam as whatever is bothering you can be put into words so it’s out of your mind and onto the paper. This exercise of writing down thoughts will also allow you to be more mindful of your emotions and engagements. In addition, maintaining a journal acts as a time capsule that you can read at a later date to revisit your past life.
Create a plan
Fall will be a good season to reflect back on the days gone by and reanalyse your life. If you have already been journaling, you would have already chalked out a plan for the future with a certain line of action for the goals you would like to achieve. If you haven’t, take your journal to assess your strengths and weaknesses and create a plan that facilitates your milestones. This act will put you in the right frame of mind to tackle the remaining months to enhance your productivity and adopt new and healthier habits.
Pack your summer wardrobe
Most of you will agree that reorganising the wardrobe at the start and end of a season is one of the most daunting tasks to do. You accumulate so much stuff and you don’t know what to do about it. A tip is to organise your wardrobe before the season changes in full swing to allow you to be on top of things. This way you will have plenty of time to set up your wardrobe and buy or sell new garments as per need.
Plan out fun activities
In the hustle and bustle of life, one often ignores themselves and forget to have fun. As adults, it takes effort to plan out fun recreational facilities to reignite the vigour required to live a fulfilling life. One must also take the time to create a fall plan for all the recreational activities that you can undertake. Plan some with friends and some with family. Don’t forget to spend some alone time to allow your body and mind to rest and rejuvenate.