Self Care Basics

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Self care is a vital part of everyone’s life, it may seem like a fad in this generation but the philosophy of self care has been around for ages. Self care is mindfully taking time to pay attention to yourself and ensuring that you are being taken care of by you.

Here are a 5 ways that you can practice self care on any day!

  1. Recognize when you are doing more than you are used to handling and figure out what can be done to slow down.

  2. Making a serious effort to get the rest your body and your mind essential need. Unplug from your phone (put on your do not disturb) an hour before bed so that you can ease into a nice, restful sleep.

  3. Decompress throughout your day. Most people don’t have the luxury of taking breaks during their work day but try to integrate mini breaks (2-5 minutes) throughout the day, it helps refresh your mind and body.

  4. Recognize your own temperament and your personal limits. Identifying your temperament and your triggers and planning accordingly might help lessen inevitable stress. 

  5. Make it a habit to plan something to look forward to everyday, It can be as simple as planning to read a good book at night or pinning those new recipes on Pinterest.

Take time to love yourself everyday!

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