At times like these, we all need to keep positive and even if you struggle...that's OK!
It’s so important to make sure you take good care of your body, mind, and soul every day, not just when you get sick.
Practicing self-care isn’t always easy and most of us are crazy busy, have stressful jobs, or are too consumed with technology to make time for ourselves. Me-time is usually last on the agenda. Worse, we can sometimes feel guilty about taking the time required to take care of ourselves. So getting started with self-care can be challenging.
Fortunately, there are many things you can do to engage in self-care. The goal is to figure out which self-care strategies work best for you, learn how to use them, and implement them in your regular routine so you can boost your well-being not only today but forever.
Here are a few tips
Sleep can have a huge effect on how you feel both emotionally and physically. Not getting enough can even cause major health issues. But stress and other distractions can wreak havoc on our sleep.
Have a healthy diet. The food we eat has the potential to either keep us healthy or contribute to weight gain or diseases such as diabetes, but it can also keep our minds working and alert. Eating the right foods can help prevent short-term memory loss and inflammation, both of which can have long-term effects on the brain and, in turn, the rest of the body.
Exercise regularly. Daily exercise can help you both physically and mentally, boosting your mood and reducing stress and anxiety and not to mention helping you shed extra weight.
Spending time with your family and friends can help you feel more connected and relaxed.
Schedule your self-care time, and guard that time with everything you have. Using bath salts, such as those made by Enchanted Salts or custom-made to your specifications will help to create that important relaxing atmosphere during your self-care routine.