50 Ways to Practice Self-Care.
Self-care is crucial for every human being in this world. However , it is VERY important for mothers and fathers to practice self-care frequently. As parents we tend to put our needs and wants to the back burner for our child(ren). Everyday we are catering to them sometimes more than ourselves. It is important to take a second to practice self-care everyday. Below are 50 acts of self-care you can begin right now.
Drink your favorite wine/beer/cocktail.
Get a manicure and pedicure.
Get your hair done.
Go on a lunch date with a friend/family member.
Have breakfast with a friend/family member.
Go have drinks with a friend /family member.
Enjoy alone time at the house. (Have you partner/friend/family take the kids for an hour or more)
Take a bubble bath.
Take a candle lit shower.
Get a massage.
Buy yourself something nice.
Take a walk. (Preferable with someone)
Go see a movie.
Sign up for a diy class.
Take a mini vacation.
Take a stay-cation.
Watch your favorite show, uninterrupted.
Have a spa day in your home.
Paint your own nails.
Sign up for a Zumba class.
Sign up for a yoga class.
Focus on or do one of your hobbies
Take a nap.
Go to bed earlier.
Write down accomplishments you’ve made in the last 6 months.
Give yourself a compliment/positive affirmations.
Take a trip to the store by yourself (preferably to target).
Go to a concert.
Drink a gallon of water in one day.
Read a book.
Take 4 deep breaths.
Unplug from technology.
Create a mantra for yourself. Live by it.
Unfollow negative people on social media.
Stretch your body.
Make a Plan to look forward too.
Reach out to a friend.
Make a new friend.
Make a positive playlist.
Rearrange your room.
Deep condition your hair.
Get some fresh air. Even if it means just sitting on the porch.
Make a financial plan.
Make a vision board.
Write 5 things you love about yourself.