When people ask me what I’m doing on a weekend for instance, I usually only speak of the things such as going out, socialising with others. Or even studying. Like things that people ‘look up to’ lol, which I find funny now. Generally people like to spend weekend doing the things they love/enjoy, and that for the ‘average’ person is spending time with others. So if I am doing nothing or have nothing planned (lol there I go again, ‘nothing’ because I plan to stay home) then I just say “not much” usually.
But there’s nothing at all wrong with usual home based activities. Even if I do them daily, or during the week. It’s not a requirement to be with others all weekend etc or when I have ‘free time’ or do this or that, study, work etc. And so I’m here forgiving myself for seeing home based activities as not worth saying/noting because I see them as too common, boring, samey or average.
I forgive myself that I have accepted and allowed myself to see home based activities/being at home on the weekend/any day as boring, average, common, repetitive, lame.
I forgive myself that I have not accepted and allowed myself to say what I am doing, even if at home, because I see being at home as a negative thing, when in reality it’s simply another place to be, with multiple methods of enjoyment/things to do, just as is being outdoors and/or with others, just different forms for different needs/wants and that is fine.
When and as I see myself feeling ‘bad’ or ‘guilty’ for staying home/doing home based activities on a weekend/when someone asks me, I stop and breathe. I realise that it’s NOT a requirement to go outdoors and be with others etc on any day or at any time etc. I realise that it’s 100% fine and appropriate to stay home, to do what I like doing at home, even if I do it often or commonly, because the fact is I like doing it/enjoy doing it, and that is all I myself require – it does not matter if another sees it differently/sees what I do as boring/repetitive/tedious/common etc.
I commit myself to see, realise and understand that home based activities and/or being at home is JUST as cool, equally, as anything outdoors and/or with others – it’s just a different form/method of enjoyment, of doing, of acting, of saying, of speaking etc. Thus I commit myself not to judge myself at all for doing home based activities/enjoying them. I commit myself to continue doing what I enjoy/I like to do, no matter the location, who/what is involved etc.