April 30, 2023

Why You Should Give Zero Fucks and Embrace "Me Time" for Better Mental Health

Why You Should Give Zero Fucks and Embrace

Today we’re gonna talk about the transformative power of alone time or “me time.” Now, I know what you’re thinking, “Oh, Jeremy’s gonna tell me to go fuck myself and lock myself up in a room for a month.” Nah, that’s not what I’m saying. What I am saying is that you need to take some time for yourself every now and then.

We live in a world where we’re constantly surrounded by people, noise, and distractions. Our phones are glued to our hands, we’re always checking emails and social media, and there’s always someone talking to us. We’re so busy pleasing everyone else that we forget about ourselves. But, let me tell you something, taking some me time can be life-changing.

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I know this shit because I’ve been there. I’m a father of two, and my wife is busier than a one-legged man in an ass-kicking contest. So, I have to take care of the kids a lot. At first, I was like, “Fuck, I’m not gonna have any time for myself.” But then, I started to realize that taking some “me time” is not only good for me but also good for my family.

When I have some alone time, I can recharge my batteries, clear my head, and get shit done. Plus, when I’m happy, my family is happy. I’ve even discovered new hobbies and interests that I never thought I’d be interested in. Like writing this fucking blog!

And, it’s not just me. Studies show that taking some me time can have a positive impact on your mental health and personal growth. It can improve your self-awareness, increase your independence and self-reliance, reduce social anxiety, and reduce stress levels.

But, there’s a fine line between taking some me time and being a selfish prick. You still need to maintain your social relationships. Because, let’s face it, we all need some human interaction. But, you also need to prioritize your mental health and well-being.

So, how do you take some me time? Well, that’s the beauty of it. You can do whatever the fuck you want. Take a walk in the park, read a book, meditate, try some new hobbies, or just sit and do nothing. The possibilities are endless.

Now, I’m not saying that you need to take a month off and go live in the woods like a goddamn hermit. But, start small. Take 30 minutes every day to do something for yourself. Turn off your phone, tell your family to fuck off for a little bit, and just focus on yourself.

Trust me, it’s gonna be fucking hard at first. You’re gonna feel guilty, and you’re gonna think about all the shit you should be doing instead. But, just stick with it. After a while, you’re gonna start to feel the benefits. You’re gonna be happier, more productive, and more in touch with yourself.

So, there you have it. Take some me time. It’s not selfish, it’s fucking necessary. And, if you don’t believe me, listen to the latest episode of The Fit Mess Podcast, where Zach and I dive deep into this shit.