Sometimes Nothing is Everything

dreamy bohemian bedroom

I have a long list of “shoulds” right now but all I want to do is lay around and read. And even though I may hate myself later for not getting my “shoulds” done, I think it is best to listen to my body …and just relax today. Because sometimes nothing is everything.

LA native & lifestyle blogger Maegan Tintari writes daily at ...love Maegan.com sharing beauty & style secrets, including fashion DIYs, how-to nail art manicures, hair tutorials, and home decorating ideas, as well as a look into her personal life with her husband and adorable dogs, two Frenchies & an old Pug in wheels. Here you will find her talking about their journey & battle with infertility & recent relocation up to the mountains by a lake in search of a better life.

45 Comments

  • besswess

    August 17, 2009 | Reply

    Could not have said it better. Enjoy your relaxing time.

  • Meghan

    August 17, 2009 | Reply

    I couldn’t agree more! You deserve it – I know I go through that same battle constantly myself. We all need a day off!

  • anhesty

    August 17, 2009 | Reply

    a day off on your day off is good. rest up chica!

  • freeteyme

    August 17, 2009 | Reply

    Exactly what I felt doing this weekend. Just relax and relax and eat =). The “shoulds” could wait and you deserve a break!

  • Penny

    August 17, 2009 | Reply

    That is the best piece of advice one should always follow….and yet, listening to one’s body is soooo hard. Hope you listen and get to relax’n:)

  • Jaime

    August 17, 2009 | Reply

    Sigh, that sounds good!

  • TERI REES WANG

    August 17, 2009 | Reply

    What ever we find our Self doing right now, is exactly what we should be doing right now.

    Be well.
    Do good.
    All ways.
    All days.
    Stay true.

  • Lee

    August 17, 2009 | Reply

    AMEN Sister!

  • J-Diggety

    August 17, 2009 | Reply

    Indeed! We are such a busy-li’l-bee culture, which isn’t always bad, but some quiet time is SO important for the mind, body soul… Enjoy yours!

  • drollgirl

    August 17, 2009 | Reply

    CHILLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL.you deserve a break today!

  • Kellie

    August 17, 2009 | Reply

    Agree! That is what I did all weekend. Too bad I couldn’t turn my nagging brain off but in the end my lazy days won and I did nothing but enjoy my weekend. (Unfortunately now there are cobwebs building up in the corners that I NEED to clean today)…

  • ~Mrs. Guru~

    August 17, 2009 | Reply

    Well written!

  • Lauren From Texas

    August 17, 2009 | Reply

    relax girl, you deserve it! xo

  • Kin

    August 17, 2009 | Reply

    I haven’t been able to do that with a sick hubby, teething 7 month old and about to go to soccer & football practice for my 7 year old but soon…soon I will have a day of nothing but rest and relaxation!

  • FELINE.

    August 17, 2009 | Reply

    100% agreeing!
    I love those laying on the bed with the laptop, cup of tea and a fresh breezy wind through a open window, kind of days….

    That is the most perfect picture ever btw…
    xx

  • amoramor

    August 17, 2009 | Reply

    i agree with you, darling..
    its all i want, right now!!!

  • Wande

    August 17, 2009 | Reply

    So True! You just have to relax sometimes. :)

  • Amanda Nicole

    August 17, 2009 | Reply

    So very very true. Oftentimes, our bodies really do know best :) Have a lovely day reading!

  • Marbella Designs

    August 17, 2009 | Reply

    absolutely, listen to your body!
    Those “shoulds” will be waiting when you’re ready.

  • Blicious

    August 17, 2009 | Reply

    we all need days like this!! xoxo

  • Jill Pilgrim

    August 17, 2009 | Reply

    That photo makes me want to lounge and read all day too.

  • Lisa Petrarca

    August 17, 2009 | Reply

    Right there with ya! Just got home and going to take nap…suitcase is still laying on the floor unpacked. My motto today, “OH WELL!”

  • Iva

    August 17, 2009 | Reply

    YOU lovely lady are totally deserving of a break! Rest! Enjoy! Read! Relax! :) Listen to your body is right! :)

  • Stacey B

    August 17, 2009 | Reply

    Ahhh, I wish I was at home with a book now. It would be even better if that picture was what my room looked like…so inviting!

  • jennine

    August 18, 2009 | Reply

    that’s the best thing i heard all day. thank you.
    ;)

  • Joan

    August 18, 2009 | Reply

    I’m getting sleepy just looking at that bed.

  • The Cottage Cheese

    August 18, 2009 | Reply

    Megan, I hope you had some nice relaxing “nothing” time today. I’m craving some of that myself…

  • Nicole Marie

    August 18, 2009 | Reply

    yes yes. our bodies know when we need rest. listen to it.

  • monkeytoes

    August 18, 2009 | Reply

    i agree with you and just the same thing i need rite now.. i love the natural sense in that room makes me would not get off of the bed for hours :P

  • samantha ezra.

    August 18, 2009 | Reply

    enjoy your day off! i’m just about to jump into my bed with my new book ( :

    http://almostlikesushi.blogspot.com

  • Cathy Voyage

    August 18, 2009 | Reply

    I’d love to have this bed!

  • Fashion&Such

    August 18, 2009 | Reply

    those days are good when you’re working loads, definitely.
    I like the photo too :)

  • Fashion&Such

    August 18, 2009 | Reply

    those days are good when you’re working loads, definitely.
    I like the photo too :)

  • jacobithegreat

    August 18, 2009 | Reply

    Agreed. I’d love to relax in that space!

  • Saskia

    August 18, 2009 | Reply

    Absolutely. I’m sure you’ll thank yourself for it tomorrow. We all need to take more time out for ourselves.

    Saskia x

  • captivate me.

    August 18, 2009 | Reply

    good for you!! hope you had a lovely day full of blissful nothingness :-)

  • down and out chic

    August 18, 2009 | Reply

    definitely listen to your body and take a break! if people did this more often there would be a lot less stress taking over.

  • K @ Blog Goggles

    August 18, 2009 | Reply

    Um, amen.

  • Noémie K

    August 18, 2009 | Reply

    wow****
    luv this pic*

  • Melissa Blake

    August 18, 2009 | Reply

    I totally agree! I’ve been trying to tell this to my mother all summer, but she won’t listen!

  • R.C.

    August 18, 2009 | Reply

    that is exactly how my day is going today… and i loves it! Simplicity, home and good reads :) Enjoy the rejuvination luv!

  • Berry

    August 18, 2009 | Reply

    I wish I had somewhere like that to lay around and read! That space is gorgeous!

  • Grace

    August 18, 2009 | Reply

    Hope you found the relaxation you needed! And thanks a ton for the sweet words you left on my blog. That really means a lot coming from you.

    Love Grace.

  • Hanako66

    August 18, 2009 | Reply

    totally.

  • Susan

    August 19, 2009 | Reply

    love this post- I totally agree. living in a corporate world, I need to tell myself all the time that I need to rest hard after working hard…
    I hope you had a lovely day, and please don’t hate yourself, you are gorgeous :)

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