22 Ways to Take Care of YOU
Stress can definitely take its toll on our bodies in many ways - physically, emotionally and mentally.
I find that when I feel like I don’t have the time to slow down, is actually when I need it the most!
It’s important to take some downtime and take care of YOU. You not only deserve it, but when you’re feeling rested and recharged, you can accomplish more and support others better
Here are 22 ways to take care of you – pick one that you can do today – and every day.
Make it a point to do something you love every day, no matter how small.
Get enough sleep
Take the time to prioritize your day each morning (what are the top 2 -3 things you want to get done today?).
Remember to schedule tasks/appointments, events as evenly as possible throughout the week.
Reduce time on the computer and TV
Take deep breaths during the day
Connect with family and friends
Take a vacations (or ‘staycation’)
Don’t be afraid to ask for help
Make time for yourself – enjoy a hobby or activity
Read a book or watch a movie
Speak to yourself more kindly
Listen to music
Open your windows and blinds during the day
Remember your goals and aspirations
Enjoy a hot bath
Meditate, pray and/or do yoga
Get a massage or facial
Go on a walk
Focus on the positive
Keep a journal