The best day of the year is less than a month away. On August 10th, it's time to celebrate the cosiest day of the year, National Lazy Day! The day is primarily aimed at the stressed out and rundown among us – after all, for the professional slacker EVERY day is Lazy Day.
#NationalLazyDay is for those who can’t stop thinking about work, or the gym, or those pesky home chores, or the present shopping for upcoming birthdays, or the travel plans for the August Bank Holiday… for some the list is endless!
4 Ways To Celebrate National Lazy Day 2019!
1. Do Absolutely Nothing
Probably one of the most obvious ways to celebrate is to be the epitome of lazy and do absolutely nothing! Treat yourself to some you time and lay in bed, catch up on some sleep and allow yourself to well and truly wind down.
2. Treat Yourself To Some New Pyjamas
When you've made plans to do absolutely nothing, you want to make sure you're comfortable, right? Here at Pyjamas.com, we have an outstanding variety of Children's Character Pyjamas and Adults Character Pyjamas. There's something for the entire family to get cosy and celebrate #NationalLazyDay in style!
3. Have A Duvet Day
No lazy day is truly a lazy day if you're going to spend it anywhere but your bed. Order yourself a takeaway, put off any chores, and spend the day watching your favourite movies and TV shows.
4. Turn Off Your PhoneAlthough sitting around doing nothing but checking our phones for text messages or Facebook notifications may seem like a lazy thing to do, it's not. It's far too active a thing for National Lazy Day. Plus, it's good to give yourself a break from social media every now and then and we think National Lazy Day is the perfect excuse.
3 Interesting Facts About Laziness
Oscar Wilde admired lazy people
Or at least his characters did — with one of them opining that "to do nothing at all is the most difficult thing in the world, the most difficult and the most intellectual."
Sloths aren't lazy
They've just evolved to conserve energy. (Still, they move so slowly that algae has time to grow on their fur, turning them green and providing a measure of camouflage in the trees.)
You can't be lazy if you like etymology
The origin of the word "lazy" is uncertain, but it likely derives from the Middle Low German word "lasich," which meant ... well, lazy.