Self-care: 6 ways to successfully take better care of yourself!
Self-care is one of those things that are easier said than done, but it is incredibly crucial for everyone! When you care for yourself the right way consistently, you GLOW! Self-care is all about slowing down, refocusing energy on yourself and putting yourself first. How can you practice some form of self-care, so you can SHINE in your life? Here are a few ways to do it:
Yoga is a great way to enact self-care. When you practice yoga, you are giving focused energy and attention to yourself, your body, and your mind!
Meditation is the best tool to center yourself each day. It allows for you to be aware of your body and your mind and therefore is a perfect way to enact self-care!
The best stress reliever and a perfect form of self-care. When you exercise, a chemical called dopamine releases from your brain, and it makes you feel good and not to mention sleep better! Keeping your body healthy through exercise is a beautiful form of self-care.
Nothing like stepping into a mineral bath after a long day, week, or month. Light some candles, turn off the lights and allow the warmth of the tub to relax and release the tension.
5. Making time for friends:
When you are with the people you love and spend time with them, you are intentionally making time to prioritize your needs. Studies have shown that making time with friends’ lower depression and stress! Being around people you love is a form of caring for yourself.
6. Staying away from social media all day:
This one is a little harder to do, but it is also a crucial one! When you stop paying attention to what everyone else is doing for some time, what they are posting, and what their updates are, you refocus attention to yourself! You show yourself that you care about your mental and physical health when you shut off social media.
These are some easy ways to show yourself that you care. Now go and take some time for yourself!
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- Anusha Keshavan